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President Lincoln's Christmas Gift, 1864 - Photo 3

President Lincoln's Christmas Gift, 1864 - Photo 3

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White House Collection, White House Historical Association

President Lincoln's Christmas Gift, 1864 - Photo 3

The Peacemakers, by G.P.A. Healy, 1868. Seated in the after cabin of the Union steamer River Queen are Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, President Abraham Lincoln, and Rear Adm. David D. Porter. The four met in March 1865, less than a week before the fall of Petersburg, Virginia.

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