A House Divided: The Lincolns' Confederate Relatives
Did you know . . . Abraham Lincoln had Confederate relatives from Kentucky?
Did you know…the Todd family was divided before the Civil War began?
Did you know . . . While Abraham Lincoln was president, several of his wife’s brothers served in the Confederate Army?
Did you know . . . Lincoln’s sister-in-law Emilie was sheltered at the White House even though she was a Confederate widow?
Did you know . . . Mrs. Lincoln’s sister Martha was accused of smuggling supplies to the Confederacy?
Did you know . . . Lincoln’s Confederate in-laws requested favors from him throughout the war?
Did you know . . . Abraham and Mary Lincoln’s critics used their Confederate relations as ammunition against them?
Did you know . . . A monument to the divisions within the Todd family still stands in Lexington?