In an elegant White House guest room, the 11-year-old son of Abraham and Mary Lincoln lay ill in a huge carved rosewood bed, now known as the Lincoln Bed. At five p.m. on February 20, 1862, William Wallace Lincoln died. Elizabeth Keckly, the former slave who designed Mrs. Lincoln's beautiful wardrobe, washed and dressed him. When the president gazed at him, he mourned, "My poor boy, he was too good for this earth. God has called him home. I know that he is much better off in heaven, but…
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Abraham Lincoln, seated, next to his wife, Mary, with Thomas"Tad", 12, to the right, and Robert, 22, standing behind, in uniform. This 1865 photograph was of an engraving by Adam B. Walter based on a painting by F. Schell based on separate photographs of Robert, Lincoln and Tad, and Mary. The partially visible framed picture on the wall is Willie Lincoln, who died in 1862.
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