Abraham Lincoln's Second Inauguration

This is the scene as Abraham Lincoln gives his second inaugural address on March 4th, 1865 on the steps of the capitol. Lincoln is the man with the blotch over his face near the center of the page. John Wilkes Booth later said regretfully, "what an excellent chance I had to kill the President if I had wished, on inauguration day."

Date:
March 04, 1865
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES26947
Photographer:
Alexander Gardner
Height:
1191px
Width:
727px
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