Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Table of Contents
Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. Abraham Lincoln: A Biography
Introduction to Abraham Lincoln

Background and upbringing

Major accomplishments and awards

Personal life

Recent news

Public statements and attributed quotes

Trivia/facts

Conclusion

Sources and Further Reading

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can long endure.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Introduction to Abraham Lincoln It took only a few minutes to deliver. shall not perish from the earth. but it can never forget what they did here. believing it to be too short and that it didn’t really capture the solemn moment as he had hoped. No speech better sums up Abraham Lincoln than the Gettysburg Address. who struggled here. or any nation so conceived and so dedicated. and Lincoln was on hand to dedicate the land to the fallen soldiers. as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. the short address Hyperink 3 Hyperink . we cannot dedicate—we cannot consecrate—we cannot hallow—this ground. testing whether that nation. “the world will little note. and it contained just 268 words. The brave men. He even said. Lincoln. a new nation. living and dead. A few months early. The world will little note. But. have consecrated it. for the people. and no telling of his story can begin without recounting it.” Lincoln didn’t think much of his speech when he gave it. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this. 1863 in Gettysburg. to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. the Gettysburg Address is one heck of a bargain. conceived in Liberty. rather. 6-foot-4 man stepped in front of the crowd and delivered these words: “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent. Now we are engaged in a great civil war. nor long remember what we say here. and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Pennsylvania. pivotal battle of the Civil War had been fought there. the 16th President of the United States. in a larger sense. by the people. It is for us the living. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field. a bloody. We are met on a great battlefield of that war. The gaunt. nor long remember what we say here. delivered these words on November 19. Compared with the time wasted and words carelessly bleated out by modern politicians and pundits. under God.” Instead. shall have a new birth of freedom— and that government of the people. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us—that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain—that this nation. far above our poor power to add or detract.

The country was about liberty and the idea that all men were created equal. declaring all the slaves were free. to match its sense of purpose. president has faced the challenges that Lincoln faced from the first moment he took office. though history shows it was wrong. Lincoln knew it would be a difficult road when he was campaigning for president. Lincoln had finally found the way to match the intensity of the Confederacy. Not only was this war effort about preserving the union and freeing the slaves. The population was already weary of this bloody war. It was about how the country was conceived and built. there was an election coming up in 1864. Abraham Lincoln is the savior who saved its life when it had faced certain death. The issue of slavery had been simmering for decades in the United States.S. the U. the Union was fighting for a goal much the same way as during the Revolutionary War that helped create the country. The Union already had greater resources and men. The Gettysburg Address took that idea and captured it. The Confederacy. it was also about the American way of life. a self- educated prairie lawyer. The genius of the Gettysburg Address was that Lincoln gave the North the same sense of purpose. elected in 1846. had risen to fame in politics thanks to one term as a Congressman. If George Washington is the father of the United States. But that was the North defending its own turf in Pennsylvania. The Union’s war effort against the Confederacy to that point had been uneven. could have been spit it two forever. but it was a distinct possibility. and had finally come to a full boil in the summer of 1860. No U. and it wasn’t going well. and Lincoln was desperate to maintain his presidency. beginning with the Founding Fathers and the Declaration of Independence in 1776. as never before. Certainly there have many other wartime presidents. an extra incentive to keep fighting. but never one who was trying to lead the country when it was at war with itself. was fighting with a purpose. as the next man in office might not have seen the fight through. at best. Victories had to come in the South. Also. focused it. Lincoln had issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Now Lincoln had given it a heart. For the first time.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography completely reshaped the focus of the Civil War. with a clear goal. Lincoln.S. In January of 1863. Lincoln had the task of bringing the South back to the Union by force. The secession of the South was not a foregone conclusion during the election of 1860. If he was voted out. Certainly the major victory at Gettysburg bolstered the hopes of the Union. where Confederates would fight to the death to defend their land and their way of life. Hyperink 4 Hyperink .

but was never really left politics. The United States was quickly growing. Lincoln ended up losing the Senate election in 1858. At issue was the expansion of slavery. soon after the Civil War ended. But his speeches set the stage for the most famous series of political debates in U. with Lincoln achieving his goals of preserving the Union and ending the institution of slavery. And. with Lincoln at the helm. He was re-elected to a second term in 1864. Lincoln returned to his law practice. In 1854. He defeated Northern Democrat Stephen Douglas and Southern Democrat John Breckinridge to win the presidency on Nov. Lincoln became the first president to die at the hands of an assassin. Hyperink 5 Hyperink . His support for the Senate seat dwindled and he was not elected. Douglas argued it was up to the people in each new state to decide if they wanted to adopt slavery. Lincoln’s presidency began bloody and ended with his death. when southern sympathizer John Wilkes Booth shot him at Ford’s Theater. and a little more than a month later. Running for Senate as a Republican against Democrat Stephen Douglas. Lincoln officially voiced his full-throated opposition to slavery. but was the backbone of the Southern economy and showed no signs of going away. It was the beginning of four long years of bloody hell. while running for the U. the two men had a series of debates that drew clear lines between the anti-slavery and pro-slavery platforms. Senate seat from Illinois. Slavery had already been outlawed in much of the North. 1860.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography After his two-year stint in the House. Lincoln argued that slavery went against the ideas the Founding Fathers intended when they created the country. despite the fact he was so hated in the South that he was not even on the ballot in 10 southern states. the Civil War began with the battle for Fort Sumter in South Carolina. expanding into the Western territories. 6.S. It ended in 1865. Lincoln took office in March of 1861. history in 1858.S. but the intensity and interest in the Lincoln-Douglas debates propelled him to the Republican nomination for president in 1860.

a gap that had no hope of ever being closed.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Background and upbringing There wasn’t much about Abraham Lincoln’s life that wasn’t difficult and bordering on tragic. His early life was filled with back- breaking work. as opposed to Kentucky. an idea that clearly trickled down to young Abe. which. His life ended at the hands of an assassin. But Thomas Lincoln lost everything. This caused a rift with his father. As a young man. owning two farms and becoming one of the wealthiest men in his area of Kentucky. and drew a comparison with his own life. he developed into an avid reader and soaked up all the knowledge available to him. Seeking a new start. and he never saw any reward for his effort. Hyperink 6 Hyperink . A major staple in the lives of the Lincolns was the their Babtist Church which held morality in the highest regard. There was a distance between father and son. all of his land. Thomas Lincoln was successful for a period of time. 1809. sending the family into poverty. Thomas and Nancy. who died during childbirth. was a territory that outlawed slavery. It was customary at the time for son to work for their fathers and give them all the money they earned. He detested it. a fact that would later be used in political campaigns. Lincoln’s early influence from his parents. Lincoln continued to educate himself and grow as an intellectual. As he grew up. the Lincolns moved to the wilderness of Southern Indiana. The church stood in firm opposition to slavery. because of a dispute over property titles. Kentucky. Lincoln saw up close how slaves were treated. who was an uneducated and didn’t see the value in what his son was doing. One of his work responsibilities was building fences. Though he didn’t have much formal education. and began in a single-room log cabin in the tough backwoods of rural Kentucky. and not long after lost older sister Sarah. It was a hard life for Lincoln. would become obvious later in his life. who went to work early. It certainly was a modest beginning for the person who would grow up to save the United States of America. Lincoln was born on February 12. giving him the identity as a tough “rail-splitter” and a gritty axman. in Hardin County. Abraham lost his mother to illness when he was nine years old.

with his first job taking goods by boat down the Mississippi River to New Orleans. this time in 1830 to non-slave state Illinois. The wood from the boat was used as lumber and in other products. a 22-year-old Abraham Lincoln decided it was time to break free from the only life he had known. he again witnessed the horrors of slavery. Lincoln decided it was a life that wasn’t for him. He set out on his own. cementing his view against the institution. It was customary for the men on the flatbed boats to walk home after the long trip to New Orleans.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Thomas Lincoln decided to move again. Along the way. In 1831. On the long journey home. Hyperink 7 Hyperink .

and perhaps the defining moment of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency. Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Lincoln changed course. which was actually not a law and never passed by Congress. the better-supplied and larger Union Army was losing the fight against the Confederacy.” With the Emancipation Proclamation. Lincoln used the war powers held with the Hyperink 8 Hyperink . considering that was a major reason the Civil War was being fought. Much like he would do later in his presidency with the Gettysburg Address. and adopted the same fiery rhetoric he used while running for office and during the historic Lincoln-Douglas debates. then many found that as an acceptable solution. and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that. Lincoln sensed he needed to change the game. But in the North. preserving the Union with slavery in the South was acceptable. He was on record saying: “My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union. it was a standoff. By the end of 1862. At a time when the state of the Union was hanging in the balance. tapping into their sense that all men are created equal. the Union war effort had grown stagnant.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Major accomplishments and awards It’s a tough case to argue that the two most important documents in the history of the United States are the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. at worst. many people just wanted the war to end. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it. give his men and the entirety of the Northern population a jolt. Obviously it was going to be hated in the south. 1863. and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. On January 1. Lincoln made the war about something larger. If that could be done and slavery was still intact. But there is one document that can make the case to be included with them: The Emancipation Proclamation that freed the slaves. For the first part of the war. appealing to the greater good of citizens. and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it. it was a move that could have been disastrous. At best. It was a bold move.

Maryland. Missouri and Kentucky). The South did have warning Lincoln would do this.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Office of the President to issue the order. It applied to more than 3 million slaves. as the leaders felt they had formed a new country and were not bound by the Union laws. but rather just freed the slaves in the 10 rebellion states. which outlawed slavery and involuntary servitude. of course. he issued a proclamation that any state that returned to the Union by the end of the year would be able to keep its slaves. The Emancipation Proclamation was the forerunner to the most important piece of legislation that passed during Lincoln’s time in office. In an odd quirk. giving them freedom without compensation. it granted freedom to every slave in each of the 10 states that had left the Union and joined the Confederacy. Simply. 1865. As the Union won victory after victory. and a huge gamble because the idea was not universally popular in the North. the Emancipation Proclamation did not actually call for the end of the institution of slavery. On January 31. But the tide of the Civil War began to change after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued. changed the Civil War and gave the men fighting it a higher purpose. the Emancipation Proclamation was a bold move for Lincoln. Congress passed the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution. It. in which about a half-million slaves lived. In September of 1862. None of the 10 Confederate states obeyed the order. the Army freed slaves as it invaded deeper into the South. The Emancipation Proclamation also did not cover Union states that still allowed slavery (Delaware. Hyperink 9 Hyperink . Though it had limitations.

finding and sustaining love was not easy for Abraham Lincoln. arrived in 1846. and Lincoln perhaps never fully recovered from the jolt of having his first love ripped away. and she decided to leave Kentucky to be with him in New Salem in 1836. despite completely different backgrounds. Lincoln again pursued Mary Todd and they were finally married on November 4. Another son. 1837. Robert. serving as a captain in the Illinois Militia and as the New Salem postmaster. With that the engagement was over. Much like his views on slavery. By many accounts. came along in 1850 and his fourth son. Mary Todd came from a slave-owning family from Kentucky. Illinois. Lincoln doted on his children. After the wedding. in stark contrast with his own tough upbringing. was born in 1843 and second son. the two planned to get married. A year later. He had started his law practice in 1836 after trying his hand as the owner of a general store. This time. Ann died on August 25. Lincoln was not romantically linked with anyone else until he met and became engaged to Mary Todd. his view of love appeared to be shaped early in his life by yet another tragedy. After marriage. Lincoln settled into family life with Mary. near his law office. but something went wrong. Lincoln pursued her. by all accounts. whom he had met a few years earlier in Kentucky. The wedding was set for early 1841 but Lincoln again called off the wedding. In a letter dated August 16. He was not known as a strict father. The two apparently were engaged to be married.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Personal life Fitting with his personal narrative. He fell deeply in love with a woman named Ann Rutledge. but a wave of typhoid fever struck the area. 1835. The two met in Illinois in 1839 and courted for a year before becoming engaged in late 1840. Lincoln became close to a woman named Mary Owens. Edwin. Thomas “Tad” Lincoln” was born in 1853. and was a caring loving father. Hyperink 10 Hyperink . while his mid-20s. 1842. Lincoln told Mary Owens he “would not blame her” if she decided to end their relationship. running and losing an election for the Illinois General Assembly. the Lincolns bought a house in Springfield. Lincoln moved to New Salem. Willie. First son. In 1835. Illinois.

” Hyperink 11 Hyperink . and was briefly confined to a mental institution after the death of Thomas in 1871. on April 15. He assassinated Lincoln with a single shot to the back of the head as he watched the play. At the end of the Civil War in April 1865. Much like the death of his first love. Thomas Lincoln passed away of heart failure at the age of 18 in 1871. John Wilkes Booth. Robert. The moment he passed away. Lincoln took all the losses very hard. but it is widely believed that Lincoln suffered from clinical depression because of the death of many loved ones and because of the great stress he felt trying to guide the country through the most difficult period of its existence. Twice in the weeks leading up to his assassination. Secretary of War Edwin Stanton aptly proclaimed. Willie died at 11 of typhoid while Lincoln was serving as president. one of the country’s most famous actors and a man who knew the theater layout well. Only Lincoln’s first-born. Lincoln died in a boarding house across the street from the theater the next morning. a production of Our American Cousin at Ford’s Theater. Edwin died in 1850 or tuberculosis at the age of 4. Ann Rutledge. was a supporter of the South and refused to accept the end of the Confederacy. Lincoln often spoke of his dark visions and nightmares. lived into adulthood and had a family. he told friends that dreamed of his own death. Lincoln was weary. There was no official diagnosis at the time. as only one of his sons would live past the age of 18. Lincoln never seemed to fully recover from any of the deaths. however. Lincoln decided to take his wife to a play. 1865. To relax. Mary developed a history of mental problems because of her anguish.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Family life also proved to be a tragic aspect for Abraham Lincoln. but told wife Mary he was happier than he’d been in a long time. “Now he belongs to the ages. as did Mary.

5 million visitors each year. they are still accepted at toll booths in Illinois.S. Because he’s on the penny. currency. The Illinois state motto is “Land of Lincoln. Lincoln’s life will be examined again in a major motion picture called Lincoln that is scheduled to be released in late 2012.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Recent news Accounts vary. The movie. The movie is based on the Doris Kearns Goodwin book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. He’s on both the five-dollar bill and the penny. Perhaps no piece of popular culture captured the meaning of Lincoln and his life better than the PBS series The Civil War. The Lincoln Memorial in Washington. dedicated a new museum in 2005.C. Hyperink 12 Hyperink .” Lincoln’s face also graces two forms of U. Still. the 16th president continues to make news and new works will be written and filmed about him as long as there is a United States. The film is directed by Steven Spielberg and stars Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincon and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. D.. will focus on Lincoln and his cabinet during the latter half of the Civil War and how they decided to deal with the abolition of slavery.000 books have been written about Abraham Lincoln. Springfield. Lincoln still is part of the fabric of the everyday life of all Americans. He’s possibly the most fascinating figure in American history and it seems as if every detail of his life and work has been reported and examined until exhaustion. attracts more than 3. The five-part documentary was viewed by more than 14 million people during its first run. Illinois. which was created by Ken Burns and originally aired in 1990. according to Spielberg. but some calculations have discovered that more than 16.

to care for him who shall have borne the battle. to bind up the nation’s wounds. 1865 “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” . is no democracy. 19. conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right.” . 1858 “My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union.” .Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Public statements and attributed quotes “Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation. What I do about slavery. March 4. I forbear because I do not believe it would help to save the Union. with charity for all.August.April 4.” . so I would not be a master. Nov. let us strive on to finish the work we are in.From the Diaries and Letter of John Hay “I claim not to have controlled events. but confess plainly that events have controlled me. 1864 “With malice toward none. among ourselves.August. and for his widow and his orphan – to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace. and I shall do more whenever I shall believe doing more will help the cause. 1863 “As I would not be a slave. and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that. This expresses my idea of democracy. and with all nations. I shall do less whenever I shall believe what I am doing hurts the cause. to the extent of the difference. and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved – I do not expect the house to fall – but I do expect it will cease to be divided. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half-slave and half-free.Second inaugural address. and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it. and the colored race. I do because I believe it helps to save the Union. It will become all one Hyperink 13 Hyperink . and what I forbear.” - Gettysburg Address. 1862 in a letter to Horace Greeley “Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.” . If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it. Whatever differs from this.

1858 in Springfield. running for re-election “Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. Illinois “I am rather inclined to silence. it would not do them justice for their conduct during this war. 14.March 17.June 16. to conclude that I am the best man in the country.June 9.” .” .Aug. it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot. 1864 “I have not permitted myself. but I must say that if all that has been said by orators and poets since the creation of the world in praise of women were applied to the women of America. gentlemen. God bless the women of America!” - March 18. I am living witness that any one of your children may look to come here as my father's child has. but I am reminded. of a story of an old Dutch farmer who remarked to a companion once that ‘it was not best to swap horses while crossing streams.” .’ ” .Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography thing or all the other. 1861 “I have never studied the art of paying compliments to women. 1864. in this connection.” – Feb. I will close by saying. 22. 1864 in a speech to soldiers Hyperink 14 Hyperink . 1865 “I happen temporarily to occupy this big White House. and whether that be wise or not.

No heirs to Lincoln remain. named Tabby. 9. politician and president. owning several pets throughout his life. Edwin Booth’s brother. in 1849. Lincoln is the only president ever to receive a patent. 8. Four years later. Lincoln was an animal lover. he was a witness to the assassination of President James Garfield in 1881. Robert. Lincoln was not on the ballot in 10 southern states. Mary. at the dinner table. 3. for a device he invented that would lift boats over shoals. Robert. Though he was a lawyer. Lincoln has less than two years for formal education. Lincoln was given no middle name by his parents. Lincoln wrote his own speeches. Lincoln’s son. Hyperink 15 Hyperink . 5. 7. but the last of his descendants died in in in the 1980s. He had four sons with his wife. Robert. 2. 4. He was pulled to safety by a man named Edwin Booth. 12 and 18) before having children. He often fed the White House cat. he was a foot taller than the shortest president. the 5-foot-4 James Madison. nearly died in 1861 when he fell on a train platform and almost fell in front of the oncoming locomotive. Disaster seemed to follow Lincoln’s son.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Trivia/facts 1. Lincoln often carried important letters and other materials inside his stovepipe hat. The device was never manufactured. He largely educated himself through his love of reading. He received the patent. Because of how divided the country was during his first presidential campaign and election. including the Gettysburg Address. but three of them died (ages 4. He loved mechanical devices and enjoyed figuring them out. His son. 6. 10. 11. John Wilkes Booth. assassinated Abraham Lincoln. had children. Though he was not at the theater the night his father was killed. At 6-foot-4. tall by today’s standards and a giant in the 19th century. Abraham Lincoln still holds the distinction of being the tallest president.

Lincoln was the first president who was born outside the borders of the original 13 states. He was close enough to shoot Lincoln. mostly due to renovations to his tomb in Springfield. There were attempts to steal his remains for ransom until the coffin was encased in concrete in 1901. it was well preserved.C. D. In 1863. 16. including his surviving son. There were rumors that Lincoln’s body had been removed or tampered with. Becuase of this. 13. 1864. starring John Wilkes Booth. it was decided a small group of people. Robert. Lincoln’s coffin has been moved 17 times. The body had been embalmed many times before he was buried as a funeral train took him from Washington.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography 12. the 23 witnesses said Lincoln looked exactly as he did the day he died. to Springfield in 1865. would examine the remains. and in 1901. 14. so before the concrete was poured. 15. Hyperink 16 Hyperink . Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth was in the crowd as Lincoln’s second inaugural address on March 4. Illinois. Lincoln saw a play called The Marble Heart.

was sworn into office. 2009. was sworn in 150 years after the death of Abraham Lincoln. No other president face the challenges Lincoln faced. the country was ripped in two. During the inauguration. such as his face on Mount Rushmore. Obama. On January 20. Some too big not to notice. but a real fear for an ambitious man who was also filled with self doubt. some so small they can be missed in a blink.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Conclusion Lincoln often wondered if he would be remember. the 44th President of the United States. Lincoln had more of an impact on the course of the United States and the lives of Americans with the possible exceptions of George Washington and the Founding Fathers who gave birth to the United States. Not only did he fight to bring the Union back together. He made it about the soul of the American people. But one moment does to bring Lincoln’s life and his legacy full circle. He preserved the United States and gave freedom to an entire race of people by ending the institution of slavery. There are myriad moments that clearly illustrate the impact of Abraham Lincoln. But the Great Emancipator was present that day in Washington. Lincoln prevented that from happening. if he would make his mark on the world and if he would have an impact. but he was able to make the fight more about a country. Barack Obama. D. Obama placed his hand on the same Bible Lincoln placed his hand on in 1861.C. Everything the Founding Fathers fought for was torn away. and the United States as we know it could have ceased to exist. Hyperink 17 Hyperink . the first black president. Certainly an absurd notion in modern times. like his face on a penny. Within the first month his first term as president in 1861.

The Limits of Lincoln’s Mercy Yale.org. The Gettysburg Address Bio.org. Lincoln Notablebiographies. The Election of 1864 New York Times. The Murder of Mr. Abraham Lincoln Gettysburgh. Thomas Lincoln firstladies. A Promise Kept to Sinclair Lewis New York Times. Team of Rivals: Friends of Abe New York Times. The Battle of Gettysburg Civilwar.Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Abraham Lincoln: A Biography Sources and Further Reading New York Times. Lincoln’s Great Depression Become a Hyperink reader. Get a special surprise.org. John Wilkes Booth nps.com.edu.com.com. The Lincoln-Douglas Debates New York Times.com. The Emancipation Proclamation nps. Like the book? Support our author and leave a comment! Hyperink 18 Hyperink .com. Mary Todd Lincoln The Atlantic. History and Timeline of The Civil War ushistory.

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