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Abraham Lincoln in Illinois

Part I

by E. B. Washburne

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Childhood and youth

  • Edition Notes

    Clipped from North American Review, October 1885, vol. 141, no. 347.

    Statement[E.B. Washburne.]
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages [307]-319 ;
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25906143M
    OCLC/WorldCa927441604

    Abraham Lincoln Council, Boy Scouts of America, Springfield, Illinois. K likes. Our Scout Store is open Monday- Friday a.m. - ers: K. Genealogists find the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library essential to their research. Records of interest to genealogists may be found in all of the Library’s collections. In addition to resources identified here as Genealogy, researchers may find pertinent material elsewhere in the Library.

    Lincoln's New Salem. NPS Photo. In , Abraham Lincoln was a young man of 22 when he and a couple of companions floated down the Sangamon River in a flatboat on their way to New Orleans. In mid-April, he neared New Salem, Illinois, a small village founded two years earlier by James Rutledge and John M. Camron. As a Civil War buff, I have purchased dozens of books over the years at the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop's three locations--first, the original store on Chestnut Street, then on Chicago Avenue, now at West Superior Street, about five block west of the Chicago Avenue address, at 5/5(8).

      Long considered a classic, Benjamin P. Thomas's Abraham Lincoln: A Biography takes an incisive look at one of American history's greatest figures. Originally published in to wide acclaim, this eloquent account rises above previously romanticized depictions of the sixteenth president to reveal the real Lincoln: a complex, shrewd, and dynamic individual whose exceptional life has long Reviews: 1. The Great Comeback: How Abraham Lincoln Beat the Odds to Win the Republican Nomination. Thomas Dunne Books, Egerton, Douglas R. Year of Meteors: Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the Election that Brought on the Civil War.


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