The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln at the US Capitol in 1861


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Civil War Harper's Weekly, March 16, 1861

The March 16, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly featured a fascinating picture and stories on the first Inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln.  We have posted the newspaper below.  Simply Newspaper Thumbnails will take you to the page of interest of the newspaper.


The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln

The Navy-Yard at Norfolk Virginia

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Abraham Lincoln Inaugural

Winslow Homer Illustration of Abraham Lincoln Inaugural




Abraham Lincoln Inaugural Address

This leaf features a stunning illustration of the Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln by Winslow Homer.  It is a leaf from the original March 16, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly. Mr. Lincoln is pictured giving his Inaugural address on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.



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