Mary Todd Lincoln: Tragic First Lady of the Civil War
Author Mary E. Hull traces the life of one of America's most controversial First Ladies. After her husband, President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, Mary Todd Lincoln became a frequent target of humiliating personal attacks, and her mental health declined sharply. Many people, including her own son, thought she was insane. An outspoken, strong woman, Mary Todd Lincoln faced many hardships and struggled with a sadness that would end only with her own death.
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