This exhibit explores the role of distinct Generals during the course of the Civil War.
Lincoln in Advertisements
This exhibit analyzes the way Abraham Lincoln was depicted in advertisements to sell anything from charcoal to shoes.
An Analysis of Abraham Lincoln in Political Cartoons
This exhibit analyzes the way Abraham Lincoln was depicted by supporters and detractors in political cartoons as well as how his legacy has been portrayed in more modern illustration.
The Life and Accomplishments of Robert Todd Lincoln
Robert Lincoln was more than just the son of Abraham Lincoln and saw a great deal of success in his life. Learn about it here.
The Exciting Afterlife of the Supposed Lincoln Assassin
Discover the story of the "Booth" mummy that traveled the country through a selection of photographs and other documents.
The Funeral of Abraham Lincoln
See how the nation mourned Abraham Lincoln.
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Learn more about the night Lincoln was assassinated.
Grant, Lee, and the End of the Civil War
Explore the people, places, and events that led to Union victory in the Civil War
William Harlan and Tad Lincoln
View photographs of William Harlan, friend of Tad and brother-in-law of Robert Lincoln, from the Lincoln Family Album.
Reprints from the Sublime to the Ridiculous
View a sampling of the many forms in which Lincoln's Gettysburg Address has been reprinted.
Abraham, Mary, and Their Boys
View items that provide a glimpse of the Lincoln family in Springfield, Illinois.
A Four-Way Race
View a selection of campaign items from the 1860 presidential election.
John E. Wilkins of Vigo County, Indiana
Explore the life of a Civil War soldier from Indiana through diary entries, photographs, ribbons, and other items from the John E. Wilkins Collection.
A Wartime Election
Learn about the election of 1864 by viewing a selection of campaign buttons, songs, letters, and other artifacts.
The Beginning of the End of Slavery
View items in the Collection related to Lincoln's proclamation of emancipation on January 1, 1863.
"Time brings to me, no healing on its wing"
View items that relate to the life of Mary Todd Lincoln after the death of her husband on April 15, 1865.
Social Life in the Lincoln White House
Explore the social events of the Lincoln presidency through pictures from inauguration ceremonies, Mary Lincoln's ball and other public receptions.