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ABRAHAM and MARY LINCOLN

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Abraham and Mary Lincoln 1776-1976 Commemorating The First Lady

Bronze | 1.02in | 25.72 x 1.87mm

GAMBIA FIRST LADIES OF THE UNITED STATES - MARY LINCOLN S/S MNH

Along with your Abraham and Mary Lincoln bronze medal you will receive a bronze-tone metal stand and the above stamp  of Mary Todd Lincoln First Lady to a Great Man.

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Mary Ann Todd Lincoln (December 13, 1818 – July 16, 1882) was the wife of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and as such the First Lady of the United States from 1861 to 1865. She dropped the name Ann after her younger sister, Ann Todd (Clark), was born, and did not use the name Todd after marrying.

Mary was a member of a large, wealthy Kentucky family, and was well educated. After finishing school during her teens, she moved to Springfield, Illinois, where she lived with her married sister Elizabeth Edwards. Before she married Abraham Lincoln, Mary was courted by his long-time political opponent Stephen A. Douglas. She and Lincoln had four sons together, only one of whom outlived her. Their home of about 17 years still stands at Eighth and Jackson Streets in Springfield, Illinois.

She supported her husband throughout his presidency. She witnessed his fatal shooting when they were together in the President’s Box at Ford’s Theatre on Tenth Street in Washington.

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