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In office: March 4, 1861 – April 15, 1865
12, 1809, Hardin County, Kentucky
Died: April 15, 1865 (age 56), Washington, DC
Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States, successfully
led his country through its greatest internal crisis, the American Civil
War, only to be assassinated less than a week after the war's end.
Before his election as President, Lincoln was a lawyer, an Illinois
state legislator, a member of the United States House of
Representatives, and an unsuccessful candidate for election to the
While attending Our American Cousin, President Abraham Lincoln
shot by John Wilkes Booth. The President was taken across the street
from the theater to the Petersen House, where he lay in a coma for nine
hours before dying. Lincoln never regained consciousness and was
pronounced dead at 7:22:10 a.m. April 15, 1865.
Where is Abraham Lincoln buried?
- Lincoln Gardens, Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield,
- The Lincoln Tomb, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois
- Lincoln Gardens, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia