Abraham Lincoln Tomb in Springfield Photos

Abraham Lincoln's tomb is both a monument to the beloved assassinated president & the Civil War soldiers & sailors who served under his command. The monument is a 117-foot tall granite obelisk. Around the terrace statues by Larkin Mead show a standing Lincoln plus cavalry, infantry, artillery & sailors in action. At ground level stands a bust of Lincoln by Gutzon Borglum. Inside stands the crypt of Lincoln plus the remains of Mary Todd Lincoln & three of their four children.

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Memorial obelisk & Civil War sculptures of Abraham Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Stairway to Civil War sculptures of Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Base of Lincoln's Tomb with statues designed by Larkin Mead. Springfield, IL.Top of memorial obelisk of Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.
Memorial obelisk & Civil War sculptures of Abraham Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL. Architect: Larkin Mead.Stairway to Civil War sculptures of Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Base of Lincoln's Tomb with statues designed by Larkin Mead. Springfield, IL.Top of memorial obelisk of Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.
Copy of Lincoln's bust by Gutzon Borglum at Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Statue of Abraham Lincoln holding Emancipation Proclamation by Larkin G. Mead at Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Detail of Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Flag bearer leads Civil War charge on Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.
Copy of Lincoln's bust by Gutzon Borglum at Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Statue of Abraham Lincoln holding Emancipation Proclamation (1874) by Larkin G. Mead at Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Detail of Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Flag bearer leads Civil War charge on Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.
Civil War memorial sculpture on Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Civil War officer with horse on Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Civil War drummer atop Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Civil War soldiers in battle atop Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.
Civil War memorial sculpture on Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Civil War officer with horse on Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Civil War drummer atop Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Civil War soldiers in battle atop Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.
Sculpture of Abraham Lincoln as a ranger by Fred M. Torrey within Lincoln's monument. Springfield, IL.Sculpture of Abraham Lincoln as a circuit rider by Fred M. Torrey within Lincoln's monument. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's Tombstone. Springfield, IL.
Sculpture of Abraham Lincoln as a ranger by Fred M. Torrey within Lincoln's monument. Springfield, IL.Sculpture of Abraham Lincoln as a circuit rider by Fred M. Torrey within Lincoln's monument. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's Tombstone (1808-65). Springfield, IL.

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