Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 - April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination. As president, he led the country through a great constitutional, military and moral crisis "the American Civil War" preserving the Union while ending slavery and promoting economic and financial modernization.
16th President of the United States
Office from March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865
Vice President - Hannibal Hamlin (1861 - 1865)
Vice President By Death - Andrew Johnson (1865)
Preceded by James Buchanan
Succeeded by Andrew Johnson