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"The suit and hat worn by Lincoln on the night of his assassination.  Photograph made by the Smithsonian, circa 1890."  *s*

Abraham Lincoln’s Coat and Hat. Image: “Abraham Lincoln’s suit and hat,” New York Public Library’s “Pageant of America” Photograph Archive.

*LINCOLN & SOJOURNER TRUTH(1797– 11/26/1883)anAfrican-American abolitionist+ women's rts activist.Born into slavery inSwartekill,UlsterCounty,NY,escaping w/her infant daughter to freedom in1826.After going to court to recover her son,she became the1st black woman to win such a case against a white man.Her best-known speech on gender inequalities,"Ain't I a Woman?",delivered in 1851at theOhio Women'sRightsConvention in Akron,Ohio.During theCivil War,she recruited black troops for the Union…

Lincoln and Sojourner Truth read in a photo of Franklin C. Courter’s “Lincoln Showing Sojourner Truth the Bible Presented Him by the Colored People of Baltimore.” Only black and white images of the painting remain, the original was destroyed in a fire.

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Sexy U.S. Presidents: Would You Hit It Or Quit It?

President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant aka U. Grant (Point Pleasant, OH) - Commander of the Union Army at the end of the Civil War

Mary Surratt, 42, proprietor of a Maryland tavern and a Washington boarding house that served as meeting places and safe houses for Confederate spies and couriers. She was found guilty for her part in Lincoln's assassination.  Pictured: Mary Surratt, the first woman ever put to death by the Federal Government.

Mary Surratt, proprietor of a Maryland tavern and a Washington boarding house that served as meeting places and safe houses for Confederate spies and couriers. She was found guilty for her part in Lincoln's assassination. Pictured: Mary Surratt, the

Abraham and Tad

Thomas "Tad" Lincoln poses on April 1865 with his father President Lincoln in the Whitehouse. Tad outlived his father, but died of heart failure at the age of 18 on July Lincoln always looks so unreal in photographs to me.

First Picture of the White House, 1860-65

Interesting Facts About the First Ten Presidents

First Picture of the White House, Here for your consideration is a pleasing picture of the White House. It is the first photograph of the residence. It was created between 1860 and History, White House USA

WWII: Arthur MacArthur father of famed WWII Douglas MacArthur    At the Battle of Franklin, young Arthur MacArthur was a Major in the 24th Wisconsin and part of Opdycke’s brigade that counter charged around the Carter House to stem the Confederate breach of the Federal line.  He was badly injured in this fighting with multiple wounds and was sent to Nashville where he recovered. #genealogy #WWII #Wisconsin

Arthur Macarthur ::A brave teenaged officer in the Civil War. He won the Medal of Honor at and was a Lt. by the age of Years later his son, Douglas MacArthur, would also win the Medal of Honor - making them one of only two father-son recipients.

Chair in which Abraham Lincoln was shot at Ford's Theater displayed at, Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI, by eileenmurphy, via Flickr

Lincoln's Chair from Ford's Theater, Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan. A Sacred Relic as far as I'm concerned (along with the bed he died in and his pillow across the street from Ford theater in DC.

See the two little figures looking out the second-floor window facing south in the building on the corner? Supposedly it's a young Teddy Roosevelt and his brother Elliot (future father of Eleanor);...

Who is watching Lincoln’s funeral procession?

Abe Lincoln’s funeral procession in New York City, April The house on the left, on the corner of St. & Broadway, is that of Cornelius Roosevelt. The 2 young boys looking out of the window are Teddy Roosevelt and his brother Elliott,

Daguerreotype of Lincoln and his family in front of the White House

FAKE: Daguerreotype of Lincoln and his family in front of the White House. FACT: This is a modern photo of mannequins at the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois (note the man in modern clothes walking in the background.

This photograph shows General Robert E. Lee. The picture was taken by Mathew Brady, shortly after Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse. Lee is wearing his confederate uniform. At the time the photograph was taken, it was unclear what punishment might be given to Lee for his pivotal role in the Civil War.

American Civil War - Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color Confederate General Robert E. Lee at his home in Richmond, VA less than a week after surrendering. Read more: www.

1865  ---   The assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, as the American Civil War was drawing to a close.

*THE NATIONAL NEWS: Assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday, April as the American Civil War was drawing to a close.

A young James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States.

(Civil War Major General) James A. Garfield, President of the United States. Photographic reproduction of a portrait of future President James A. Garfield at the time of his marriage in

Martin Van Buren Bates, known as the "Kentucky Giant" among other nicknames, was a Civil War-era American famed for his incredibly large size.  Though born an infant of normal size into a family of normal-sized people in Letcher County, Kentucky, he is said to at one time have been 7 feet 11 inches in height.   His ferocity in battle, aided by his imposing figure, made him legendary, with Union soldiers telling tales of a "Confederate giant who's as big as five men and fights like fifty".

Martin Van Buren Bates, known as the "Kentucky Giant", was the largest soldier in the Civil War. Though born an infant of normal size, he grew to

This is a REAL ad from the Carter Plantation in Kentucky 1855 to sell Slaves

slave sale poster - Makes me sad that this happened. How can one human think that another can be owned and sold like a piece of furniture.

A closeup of a photo taken at Abraham Lincoln's second Inauguration (March 4, 1865). Amongst the on-lookers was John Wilkes Booth, the man who would kill Lincoln just over one month later. Each man is circled.

A Look At History! A closeup of a photo taken at Abraham Lincoln's second Inauguration (March Amongst the on-lookers was John Wilkes Booth, the man who would kill Lincoln just over one month later. Each man is circled.

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