The private collection of
 Dr. James C. Welling,
 National Intelligencer, 
Civil War newspaper editor who published 
President Lincoln's letter to Horace Greeley
  August 22, 1862 

Featured together for the 
first time in 150 years, 
a private collection of Civil War relics 
discovered in a Connecticut attic and 
family archives.

This compendium of papers and ephemera 
 retraces the footprints of Lincolns; from their first days in Washington until their  last and offers a glimpse into their lives from a new vantage point.

Civil War Sesquicentennial commemorates 
the 150 year anniversary of the Civil War and 
honors those who witnessed events that 
 moved the dial of history. 

Retrace Civil War Footprints presentation is available upon request and available throughout the Civil War Sesquicentennial. ​

 Info and scheduling contact:

The collection has been carefully preserved over the years by 

Mrs. Clementine L. Dixon Welling

Miss Elizabeth L. Dixon

 Miss Elizabeth Dixon Welling

Mrs. Caroline Welling Van Deusen

  Retrace Civil War Footprints                                               


The private collection of
 Elizabeth L. C. Dixon, Mary Lincoln's friend who witnessed the death of 
President Lincoln death
April 15, 1865