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Paying the Price
Preserving the Union came with extreme monetary and personal costs which culminated in many "prices" to pay. Whether it was continuing on with construction plans of the U.S. Capitol building during wartime, ordering new dishes for the White House by Mary Lincoln or the ultimate assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, each came with a price.

Each artifact describes the great costs paid and the stories behind them.


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