William Wallace Lincoln (Willie) was the third son of Mary and Abraham Lincoln. Died at the age of 11 yrs old. He died at pm on Thursday, Feb. from typhoid fever, which was usually contracted from consumption of fecally contaminated water/food.
In June of 1859 Willie went to Chicago with his father who had legal business in that city. Father and son stayed in the Tremont House. Willie wrote a letter to his friend, Henry Remann, about his wonderful experience.