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Abraham Lincoln

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  • The Great Emancipator and the camera

    When Chrysler Museum of Art American Art Curator Alex Mann began thinking about a new exhibit marking the 150th anniversary of the death of President Abraham Lincoln, he knew the museum's nationally known photography collection would give him a lot to...
  • Heartbreak In Hartford: From Union Saved To Lincoln Lost

    Heartbreak In Hartford: From Union Saved To Lincoln Lost
    Only five days before, Hartford was decked out in celebratory bunting, like every other city, town and hamlet across the North. Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865, had ended the Civil War, America'...
  • Community news for Killingly edition

    Farmers Market subscription plan PUTNAM - The Northeast Connecticut Farmers Market subscription plan is now available. An upfront fee buys a weekly share of fruits and vegetables from several of our farmers. The plan offers not only what one farm is...
  • Lincoln's violent death and his legacy

    Lincoln's violent death and his legacy
    Abraham Lincoln was laughing at a punch line at a stage play when he was shot once in the back of the head. He never regained consciousness and died nine hours later. Tuesday is the 150th anniversary of the day that John Wilkes Booth snuck into the...
  • On the trail of Lincoln's assassination

    On the trail of Lincoln's assassination
    One hundred and fifty years ago this week, an embittered Maryland-born actor, frustrated over Robert E. Lee's recent surrender to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Va., and determined to avenge the Confederate cause, shot a bullet into the...
  • 'Lincoln never dies' - finding his resonance 150 years later

    In the reading room overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue, Karen Needles mostly works alone — but always in good company. Five mornings a week, she arrives at the National Archives, often wearing an Abraham Lincoln T-shirt. Beside her laptop with its...
  • Road to Lincoln's end ran through Baltimore

    Road to Lincoln's end ran through Baltimore
    From the night Abraham Lincoln secretly rode a train into Baltimore en route to his inauguration in 1861, through April 24, 1865, when his body lay in a coffin at the Merchant Exchange downtown, his fate was a tragedy largely written in Charm City —...
  • Abraham Lincoln as Chicago knew him: A leader with 'patriotic purpose'

    Abraham Lincoln as Chicago knew him: A leader with 'patriotic purpose'
    On April 14, 1865, Washington, D.C., was in victory mode. For five days, since Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox, the capital celebrated the end of a bloody Civil War. Sporadic fighting continued, but you wouldn't know it in jubilant...
  • When Lincoln died, a nation mourned -- or did it?

    Few events in American history unleashed deeper and more profound mass mourning than the assassination of Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago, on April 15, 1865. To Northerners, Lincoln was the recently (and overwhelmingly) reelected president, a revered...
  • Up North for April 9

    Up North for April 9
    Things to do and see in southern Wisconsin. ART ANDERSON ARTS CENTER: 121 66th St., Kenosha. (262) 653-048; http://www.andersonartscenter.com.. KAALEIDOSCOPE GALLERY: Kenosha Art Association, 5615 7th Ave., Kenosha. (262) 654-0065. Student Art...
  • Review: 'The Photographer and the President' by Richard S. Lowry

    Review: 'The Photographer and the President' by Richard S. Lowry
    Near the end of his prose and poetry collection "Memoranda During the War," Walt Whitman contemplated the scope of carnage across the national landscape — "the dead, the dead, the dead — our dead."Those words, notes Richard S. Lowry in his new...