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: 

schedulelincolnfriends@gmail.com



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                                               
START HEREGREELEY LETTERRELICSHER FOOTPRINTSHIS FOOTPRINTS

Last-Day-of-Lincoln-painting-Elizabeth-Dixon-Mary-Abraham-Lincoln







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