Wedding day photograph of Abraham and Mary Lincoln, November 4, 1842 in Springfield, Illinois.
Mary Todd Lincoln to be retried for insanity
One hundred and 30 years after her death, Mary Todd Lincoln will be retried for insanity. The former first lady was declared insane 10 years after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865, when her son Robert Todd Lincoln had her committed.
Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln, traveled in Europe before returning to the U.S. where she was briefly committed to a mental institution. She died in Springfield, Illinois.
Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln. Three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front. Nicolas H. Shepherd, photographer. 1846
First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln managed to get the first pension for presidential widows.
Mary Todd Lincoln | Flickr - Photo Sharing! A sketch at the Smithsonian American History Museum of a possible design by Elizabeth Keckly for Mary Todd Lincoln's evening bodice to wear with the purple skirt she designed for Mrs Lincoln.