“My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.”Abraham Lincoln
Biography of Abraham Lincoln
- Born — February 12, 1809, near Hodgenville, Kentucky
- Parents — Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln
- Siblings — Sarah (1807-1828), Thomas (1812)
- Places Lived — Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, District of Columbia
- Wife — Mary Todd Lincoln (1818-1882); married 1842
- Children — Robert Todd Lincoln (1843-1926), Edward Baker Lincoln (1846-1850), William Wallace Lincoln (1850-1862), Thomas (Tad) Lincoln (1853-1871)
- Degrees — Honorary degrees from Knox College (1860), Columbia (1861), Princeton (1864), Illinois College (2009)
- Political Party — Whig (1832-1856), Republican (1856-1865)
- Offices Held — Elected to Illinois General Assembly in 1834, 1836, 1838, 1840; elected to U.S. House of Representatives in 1846;
- Elected sixteenth President of the U.S. in 1860 and 1864
- Vice Presidents — Hannibal Hamlin, Andrew Johnson
- Presidential Library — Springfield, Illinois
- Military Experience — Captain and private, Illinois Militia (1832); Commander-in-Chief (1861-1865)
- Appearance — 6’4″, 180 lbs., gray eyes, black hair, size 14 shoe
- Death — Shot by John Wilkes Booth April 14; died April 15, 1865, Washington, D.C.
- Burial — Springfield, Illinois; May 4, 1865
“I am a little uneasy about the abolishment of slavery in this District, not but I would be glad to see it abolished, but as to the time and manner of doing it.”Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln Casket Replica!!!
Last Known Picture of Lincoln in his casket!!!
Lincoln’s Funeral Train!!!
This is the Reward Poster hung up all over town to find the killer of the President of the United States, which happened to be John Wilkes Booth (Actor, Abolitionist for the South)!!!
“This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember it or overthrow it.”Abraham Lincoln
The Gettysburg Address
The Emancipation Proclamation
The Headlines of The National News