May 24, 2017 Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, President Elect of the United States – From a Lithograph Published by G. W. Nichols, New York Portrait of President Lincoln who would later serve during the Civil War and would sign the Emancipation Proclamation. The Illustrated London News, 8 December 1860. Courtesy of University of Missouri Libraries. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.