February "Abraham Lincoln, seated, holding spectacles and a pencil. photograph by Alexander Gardner. President Lincoln was just 56 years old when he was assassinated. Look what the Civil War did to him.
Mary Todd Lincoln with her sons, Willie and Tad, in Photograph by Preston Butler. Want a copy of this photo? > Visit our Rights and Reproductions Department and give them this number: Connect with the Museum
Robert Todd Lincoln was an American lawyer and Secretary of War, and the first son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln. Born in Springfield, Illinois, United States, he was one of two of Lincoln's four sons to live to adulthood.