Young Willie Lincoln (age 11) died in the White House in the bed now in the Lincoln Bedroom at about 5:00 P.M. on February 20, 1862. Both Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight D. Eisenhower claimed they felt the powerful presence of Abraham Lincoln in this room. Eleanor Roosevelt said, "Sometimes when I worked at my desk late at night I'd get a feeling that someone was standing behind me. I'd have to turn around and look." Rumors were that Winston Churchill had a Lincoln sighting in the room. (s.

President Abraham Lincoln's casket laying in state at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio on April 29, 1865.

Annie Oakley, born Phoebe Ann Mosey, could use a .22 caliber rifle at 90 feet to split a playing card edge-on and put five or six more holes in it before it touched the ground.

John Wilkes Booth (actor) the assasinator of Abraham Lincoln

Dorothea Lange - Daughter of migrant Tennessee coal miner. Living in the American River Camp near Sacramento, California.

The face and the crowd: Photographs of Lincoln at Gettysburg are so rare, Civil War buffs treat them like relics. (Alexander Gardner / Library Of Congress, Prints And Photographs Division; Alexander Gardner / Library Of Congress, Prints And Photographs Division / Courtesy Of Christopher Oakley)

Clara Harris was present with the Lincolns and her fiancee Henry Reed Rathbone in the presidential box at Ford's Theater

Abraham Lincoln's Last Day

On 14 June 1940, sergeant François Mitterrand was wounded and taken prisoner by the Germans. After a year and a half he finally managed to escape. He would become President of France, from 1981 to 1995.

Lewis Hine - Little Orphan Annie in a Pittsburgh Institution, 1910

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