William - or Willie as he was called – had an older brother as well, Robert. Robert was off at Harvard when Willie passed and would be the only of the
boys to survive their parents. In
1850, the Lincoln
lost their almost four year old son Edward Baker Lincoln to tuberculosis. Lincolns
On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015