Abraham Lincoln Life Chronology Photos

The photos on this page are the enlargable versions of those on the Lincoln complete chronology page. Abraham Lincoln (1809-65) was 16th President of the United States. He was born in a log cabin near Hodgenville, KY, moved to Indiana as a child in 1816 & then to New Salem, IL in 1830 where Lincoln worked as a store clerk while teaching himself law. He was elected to the Illinois legislature in 1834, moved to Springfield and opened a law office in 1836. He married Mary Todd in 1842. In 1846 he sat in Congress. He debated Stephen A. Douglas on issues of slavery in 1854, gaining national prominence & eventually the Republican nomination for President in 1860. He led the Republic through the American Civil War, freeing the slaves & inspiring the nation with the Gettysburg address. Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865 in Ford's Theatre. Lincoln is buried in Springfield & monuments to him are numerous through the USA.

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Abraham Lincoln log cabin birthplace. Hodgenville, KY.Abraham Lincoln's boyhood log cabin. Hodgenville, KY.Recreated log cabins of town where Lincoln's spent teen years. New Salem, IL.Tableau of Lincoln as young man clerking in New Salem store at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Springfield, IL.
Abraham Lincoln log cabin birthplace with wooden chimney. Hodgenville, KY. Lincoln's Knob Creek farm (1811-16) & replica of Lincoln's boyhood log cabin. Hodgenville, KY.Recreated log cabins of town (c1820s) where Lincoln's spent teen years. New Salem, IL. Tableau of Lincoln as young man clerking in New Salem store at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Springfield, IL.
Old Illinois State Capitol , where Lincoln served in legislature. Springfield, IL.Sculpture of Abraham Lincoln as a circuit rider by Fred M. Torrey within Lincoln's monument. Springfield, IL.Logan County Courthouse where Abraham Lincoln tried cases as circuit rider , moved from Postville , IL to Greenfield Village. Dearborn, MI.Interior of Logan County Courthouse where Lincoln tried cases as a traveling lawyer. Dearborn, MI.
Old Illinois State Capitol (1837), where Lincoln served in legislature. Springfield, IL. On National Register. Sculpture of Abraham Lincoln as a circuit rider by Fred M. Torrey within Lincoln's monument. Springfield, IL. Logan County Courthouse (1840) where Abraham Lincoln tried cases as circuit rider (1840-47), moved from Postville (now Lincoln), IL to Greenfield Village. Dearborn, MI.Interior of Logan County Courthouse where Lincoln tried cases as a traveling lawyer. Dearborn, MI.
Former Supreme court chamber in Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Mary Todd Lincoln House. Lexington, KY.Abraham Lincoln's house run by National Park Service. Springfield, IL.Engraving of Henry Clay hanging in Lincoln's Law Office. Springfield, IL.
Former Supreme court chamber in Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Mary Todd Lincoln House (1832) (574 W. Main St.) where Abraham Lincoln visited & read his father-in-law's law books. Lexington, KY. Style: Georgian. On National Register.Abraham Lincoln's house (1844) (on Eighth St.) run by National Park Service. Springfield, IL. Engraving of Henry Clay hanging in Lincoln's Law Office. Springfield, IL.
Portrait on Zachary Taylor on Whig party poster. East Aurora, NY.Lincoln-Herndon law offices in building originally built as department store & post office. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's desk in his law office. Springfield, IL.Recreation of scene of Lincoln debating Douglas at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Springfield, IL.
Portrait on Zachary Taylor on Whig party poster. East Aurora, NY. Lincoln-Herndon law offices in building originally built as department store & post office (1840). Springfield, IL. Abraham Lincoln's desk in his law office. Springfield, IL.Recreation of scene of Lincoln debating Douglas at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Springfield, IL.
Statue of Stephen Douglas, who debated Lincoln, in Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.McLevy Hall or Washington Hall where Abraham Lincoln gave a political address on March 10, 1860. Bridgeport, CT.Lincoln Carriage made by Brewster Mfg. Co. at Fort Leavenworth Military Museum which carried Abe Lincoln from Troy, KS to Leavenworth in Dec. 1859. Leavenworth, KS.Lincoln campaign ribbons at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Springfield, IL.
Statue of Stephen Douglas, who debated Lincoln, in Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.McLevy Hall or Washington Hall where Abraham Lincoln gave a political address on March 10, 1860. Bridgeport, CT. Style: Greek Revival. On National Register. Lincoln Carriage (c1845) made by Brewster Mfg. Co. at Fort Leavenworth Military Museum which carried Abe Lincoln from Troy, KS to Leavenworth in Dec. 1859. Leavenworth, KS.Lincoln campaign ribbons (1860) at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Springfield, IL.
Abraham Lincoln campaign medals including Rail Splitter of the West, The Union Must and Shall be Preserved, & No More Slave Territory. Springfield, IL.Flag promoting election of Abraham Lincoln & Hannibal Hamlin. Indianapolis, IN.Portrait of Hannibal Hamlin by Alfred E. Smith in Maine State Capitol. Hamlin was Lincoln's Vice-President after serving as a Maine governor & congressman. Augusta, ME.Great Western Railroad Depot where Lincoln made farewell speech before going to Washington to become President. Springfield, IL.
Abraham Lincoln campaign medals (1860) including Rail Splitter of the West, The Union Must and Shall be Preserved, & No More Slave Territory. Springfield, IL.Election flag promoting Abraham Lincoln & Hannibal Hamlin (1860) at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN. Portrait of Hannibal Hamlin by Alfred E. Smith (1901) in Maine State Capitol. Hamlin was Lincoln's Vice-President after serving as a Maine governor & congressman. Augusta, ME. Great Western Railroad Depot where Lincoln made farewell speech (Feb. 11,1861) before going to Washington to become President. Springfield, IL.
Model in Great Western Railroad Depot of Abe Lincoln giving farewell speech. Springfield, IL.Lincoln family replicas posed before white house at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Springfield, IL.Diorama of debate over Emancipation Proclamation at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Springfield, IL.Copy of Emancipation Proclamation at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Model in Great Western Railroad Depot of Abe Lincoln giving farewell speech. Springfield, IL.Lincoln family replicas posed before white house at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Springfield, IL. Diorama of debate over Emancipation Proclamation at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Springfield, IL.Copy of Emancipation Proclamation (1862) at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.
Gettysburg National Military Cemetery where Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address. Gettysburg, PA.Abraham Lincoln 1864 election promotion medal. PA.Ford's Theatre where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Washington, DC.Presidential box in Ford's Theatre where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Washington, DC.
Gettysburg National Military Cemetery where Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address. Gettysburg, PA. Abraham Lincoln 1864 election promotion medal. PA. Ford's Theatre where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth in 1865 (10th St. NW, between E & F Sts.). Washington, DC. On National Register. Presidential box in Ford's Theatre where Abraham Lincoln sat when shot by John Wilkes Booth. Washington, DC.
Deringer gun used by John Wilkes Booth to kill Abraham Lincoln, in Ford's Theatre museum. Washington, DC.Boarding house across street from Ford's Theatre where Lincoln died. Washington, DC.Room where Lincoln died on April 15, 1865. Washington, DC.Mourning badge for Abraham Lincoln at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Deringer gun used by John Wilkes Booth to kill Abraham Lincoln, now in Ford's Theatre museum. Washington, DC.Boarding house across street from Ford's Theatre where Lincoln died. Washington, DC. On National Register.Room where Lincoln died on April 15, 1865. Washington, DC.Mourning badge for Abraham Lincoln at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Stairway to Civil War sculptures 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.Abraham Lincoln's Tombstone. Springfield, IL.
Stairway to Civil War sculptures 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 (1874) by Larkin G. Mead at Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's Tombstone (1808-65). Springfield, IL.
President Abraham Lincoln statue in Lincoln Memorial. Washington, DC.Standing Abraham Lincoln statue by Augustus Saint-Gaudens in Lincoln Park. Chicago, IL.Commemorative Royal Vienna Porcelain vase with portrait of Abraham Lincoln painted by Rob Pilz at Wisconsin Veterans Museum. Madison, WI.Top hat worn by Abraham Lincoln the night he was shot at Ford's Theatre in American History Museum. Washington, DC.
President Abraham Lincoln statue by Jules Guerin in his memorial. Washington, DC. Standing Abraham Lincoln statue (1887) by Augustus Saint-Gaudens in Lincoln Park. Chicago, IL.Commemorative Royal Vienna Porcelain vase (1893) with portrait of Abraham Lincoln painted by Rob Pilz at Wisconsin Veterans Museum. Madison, WI.Top hat worn by Abraham Lincoln the night he was shot at Ford's Theatre in American History Museum. Washington, DC.

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