• Inside the Lincoln Sitting Room

    Lincoln Home

    National Historic Site Illinois


Spirit of Lincoln Youth Leadership Academy participants visit a Civil War medical tent at the Old State Capitol State Historic Site, August 3, 2013.
Photo courtesy "The Outlet."

Did You Know?

Carpenter's Portrain entitled:

Lincoln issued the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862, five days after the battle of Antietam. He visited the battlefield near Sharpsburg, Maryland on October 1-4, 1862. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois