Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln giving his second Inaugural Address (4 March 1865)
This photograph (top) of Lincoln delivering his second inaugural address is the only known photograph of the event. Lincoln stands in the center, with papers in his hand. John Wilkes Booth is visible in the photograph, in the top row right of center (White, The Eloquent President). The second photo highlights both Lincoln and Booth from the photo above.
The second inaugural address of Abraham Lincoln, given on 4 March 1865 on the east portico of the U.S. Capitol.