Tag Archives: Lewis Baker

Mary Lincoln: The Last Sad Years

In late 1880, Mary Lincoln, no longer able to live on her own, left Europe and returned to live with her sister in Springfield, Illinois. She was sixty-one. The Widow Lincoln in Exile When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in April, … Continue reading

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Mary Lincoln’s Last Love: Lewis Baker

The widow of Abraham Lincoln was a pathetically lonely woman, with no one to love and no one to love her. Mary Lincoln: The Lonely First Lady Despite a large family of siblings-and-halves, by her own admission, Mary Todd Lincoln’s … Continue reading

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