16th President of the United States
|Date of birth||12 February 1809|
LaRue County (Kentucky)
|Date of death||15 April 1865|
Washington, D.C. (United States of America, Petersen House)
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"First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln" by Francis Carpenter. Shown from left to right are Edwin Stanton, secretary of war; Salmon Chase, treasury secretary; Lincoln; Gideon Welles, secretary of the navy; Caleb Smith, interior secretary; William Seward, secretary of state; Montgomery Blair, postmaster general; and Edward Bates, attorney general.
Ford's Theatre where Lincoln was assassinated during a play called Our American Cousin and died at 7:22:10 A.M. The theatre still stands today on NW 10th Street in Washington, D.C..