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Along with Dr. Mudd, three other conspirators were sentenced to life imprisonment: (left to right) Confederate Army veteran Samuel Arnold, Confederate operative Michael O'Laughlen and hapless stagehand Edmund Spanger.

Abraham Lincoln's Childhood Gingerbread Men

Abraham Lincoln was one of the most celebrated and mysterious presidents in the in U.S. (maybe this is why he made such an excellent vampire hunter.) His assassination sent a nation into mourning, and was followed by a two week funeral tour by train car. But Lincoln's body did not find rest at the end of this procession. Everyone from thieves to politicians tried to take control of the corpse — even decades after it was finally buried.

President Abraham Lincoln poses with Tad in this undated photo. The photo was found in a family album belonging to Mrs. James Gaines of Philadelphia. Abraham Lincoln's youngest son, Thomas, nicknamed Tad, was known as a sensitive youngster. On Christmas 1864, Tad, then 10, took the spirit of the season to heart and invited some street urchins into the White House for a meal. The cooks refused to feed the kids until Tad took up the issue with the president, who ordered that the children be…

Abraham Lincoln's Reconstructed Childhood Home

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