Mr. Lincoln Goes to Washington (Smithsonian.com)

One hundred and fifty years ago today—on his 52nd birthday—Abraham Lincoln was in Indiana, meeting with supporters but not yet ready to speak out about the secessionist troubles facing the nation. The day-to-day details of the president-elect’s famous whistle-stop trip from Illinois to Washington, D.C.—during which he escaped an attempt on his life—is chronicled by Smithsonian.com.

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