National Geographic : 2015 Apr
48 national geographic • month 2011 AsIwouldnotbeaslave,soI would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. —Abraham Lincoln, written fragment, ca August 1, 1858 A toy in Tilda Pegg’s yard in Straughn, Indiana, belonged to her son, now a grown man. When the funeral train passed through in the predawn hours of April 30, two coffins were inside: Lincoln’s and the exhumed remains of his young son Willie, who died of typhoid in 1862.