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Abraham Lincoln's tomb at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. (Credit: CBS)

Caretakers Of Lincoln’s Tomb Face Setbacks Amid 150th Anniversary Of His Death

Caretakers of Abraham Lincoln’s tomb are on the defensive over an unflattering critique in National Geographic magazine and looming budget cuts that could threaten management of the historic site, even as they commemorate the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War president’s assassination.

04/15/2015

Abraham Lincoln

Researchers Find Account Of Doctor Who Treated Lincoln’s Fatal Wound

Researchers scouring the National Archives for papers involving President Abraham Lincoln say they’ve made an exciting discovery: a first-person account of a doctor who rushed to Lincoln’s side after he was shot at Ford’s Theatre in D.C.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012