Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln. Three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front. Nicolas H. Shepherd, photographer. 1846

Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln, traveled in Europe before returning to the U.S. where she was briefly committed to a mental institution. She died in Springfield, Illinois.

First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln managed to get the first pension for presidential widows.

First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, was never emotionally stable, and was declared legally insane 10 years after her husband's death at the urging of her son Robert. She spent well beyond Lincoln's huge salary, and many suspect she was selling secrets for cash.

Lincoln’s son, Robert Todd Lincoln, considered this piece to be the most lifelike portrait of his father in sculpture.

*ABRAHAM LINCOLN ~ Lincoln’s son, Robert Todd Lincoln, considered this piece to be the most lifelike portrait of his father in sculpture.

Robert Todd Lincoln photographed for Alonzo Chappel's painting of his father's deathbed

In addition to the cabinet members and politicians who posed for Bachelder and Chappel, there were also two individuals whose presence at the Petersen House .

Mary Lincoln~~Lived from 1818 to 1882~~Bore 4 children, 2 passed away while she lived.

Mary Lincoln described a tour of a German castle in along with its ghost legend. But which castle was the haunt of Mary Todd Lincoln's castle ghost?

The night of their marriage, Abraham Lincoln slipped on to Mary Todd’s finger an Etruscan gold wedding band. Inside the ring, the words, Love is eternal, were engraved.

*MARY TODD LINCOLN's WEDDING BAND ~ The night of their marriage, Abraham Lincoln slipped on to Mary Todd’s finger an Etruscan gold wedding band. Inside the ring, the words, Love is eternal, were engraved.

Robert Todd Lincoln  Photograph, March 1864

Robert Todd Lincoln Photograph, March In this picture, Lincoln's son looks like Leonardo De Caprio

Robert Todd Lincoln, the only child of Abraham Lincoln to live to adulthood. This was taken in 1922 at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Robert was at Abraham Lincoln's bedside at his death. Robert Lincoln was also at the Sixth Street Train Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881, and witnessed the assassination of President James Garfield. At the time Lincoln was serving as Garfield's Secretary of War.

Robert Todd Lincoln, the only child of Abraham Lincoln to live to adulthood. This was taken in 1922 at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Robert was at Abraham Lincoln's bedside at his death.

Robert Todd Lincoln at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial on May 30, 1922.

Pictures of Abraham Lincoln and His Family

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