Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the US whose presidency spanned from March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865. The Cabinet members of the Abraham Lincoln included his Vice Presidents, Hannibal Hamlin (1861-65) and Andrew Johnson (1865). His Cabinet members were the official advisers he had appointed to head the executive departments of government during his presidency.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet: Government Issues
The members of the members of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Cabinet provided the President with advice on the important events of his presidency from March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865. Key government issues requiring Cabinet debate included the American Civil war (1861-1865), preparation for the Gettysburg Address and dedicating the national cemetery and finally the assassination of the President by John Wilkes Booth and the succession of the next President.