Cases including the contents of Abraham Lincoln’s pockets, Top Hat and Greatcoat from the night of the assassination. Items now on display as part of “Silent Witnesses” at the Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership. Photo by Gary Erskine.
In his General Order No. 252, issued on July 31, 1863, Abraham Lincoln made a promise he had to have known he could not fully keep. Upset at news that black Union soldiers, when taken prisoner by Confederates, had been treated differently from white POWs, Lincoln ordered that any indignities...
Very rare...Only known drawing of Lincoln in state...drawn by artist Pierre Morand in New York during Lincoln's funeral. It was said that Morand was let in during the night because Edwin Stanton wouldn't allow photos or drawings. This drawing is owned by the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop and I do not claim any copyright to it
*ABRAHAM LINCOLN's BUSINESS CARD:Lincoln's Business Card.This is a card that Abraham Lincoln distributed to his customers+other interested parties identifying himself as an "Attorney+ Counselor at Law." There is a message about him returning to business in Springfield, Illinois, by March. Date: 1850 circa 15 years Original Format: Artifact Item#: MES13337