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An engraving of Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the United States. He successfully led the country through the Civil War, saving the Union and ending slavery, only to be assassinated as the war was virtually over. Before becoming the first Republican elected to the Presidency, Lincoln was a lawyer, an Illinois state legislator, and a member of the United States House of Representatives.
Item Number: 555
Call Number: B Lincoln, Abraham *28
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 555
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1861-1869 - 1862
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Presidents - Lincoln, Abraham
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Original Art - Engraving
People - Notable People - Lincoln, Abraham
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Type of Material - Illustrations - Lithographs and Engravings