Lincoln’s Death Bed

Lincoln Dead Bed Front
A reproduction of “Death Bed Scene of Abraham Lincoln” This steel engraving by Ritchie graphically depicts the last moments of the Great Emancipator. Surrounding the bed are high officials of the army and navy, leading doctors, cabinet officers, senators congress and friends.The house where he died is where the iconic line “Now he belongs to the ages”, was uttered by then Secretary of War, Edwin M. Stanton. It has been suggested that Stanton said “now he belongs to the Angels” and he was misheard in the emotion of the moment and someone in the room repeated “Now he belongs to the ages”. That being good, Stanton accepted it as what he said
Lincoln Dead Bed Back

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