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Abraham Lincoln - At His First Inauguration

Abraham Lincoln - At His First Inauguration Tragedies and Triumphs American History Biographies Famous Historical Events Famous People Government

This photo depicts the first inauguration of Abraham Lincoln on the 4th of March, 1861.  As the country inched closer to civil war, throngs of people gathered in the federal capital to hear the new president.

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Photo, courtesy Library of Congress - image vctt8photo.

 

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