Second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln
The second inauguration of Abraham Lincoln as the 16th president of the United States happened on March 4, 1865. It was the start of the second and final term of Abraham Lincoln as president and the only term of Andrew Johnson as vice president.
A public ceremony happened on the East Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. The event was the 20th presidential inauguration.
This inauguration was the first to have many photos of it taken. One picture taken at the event is widely believed to show John Wilkes Booth, the man who killed Lincoln.
- "20th INAUGURAL CEREMONIES". The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Retrieved 2023-02-02.