Incomplete U.S. Capitol, March 4, 1861

Title

Incomplete U.S. Capitol, March 4, 1861

Description

At Abraham Lincoln’s first inauguration on March 4, 1861, the Capitol dome was still unfinished. Five weeks later, the Civil War broke out.

Source

Library of Congress

Citation

“Incomplete U.S. Capitol, March 4, 1861,” Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln’s City, accessed October 22, 2014, http://www.jhsgw.org/exhibitions/online/lincolns-city/items/show/145.