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The fight must go on. The cause of civil liberty must not be surrendered at the end of one or even one hundred defeats.”- Letter to H. Asbury, November 19, 1858

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Chase and the Chin Fly

“My brother and I were once ploughing corn n a Kentucky farm, I driving the horse, and he holding the plough. The horse was lazy; abut on one occasion he rushed across the field so that I, with long legs, could scarcely keep pace with him. On…

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Abraham Lincoln in Depth

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Abraham Lincoln’s Moods
“Lincoln was a curious – mysterious – quite an incomprehensible man,” wrote William H. Herndon shortly before he died... Read more   View more articles

Cartoon Corner

lincoln-moods President Lincoln enjoyed humor. Many Americans enjoyed making fun of the President. Some of the most recognizable cartoons were published in Harper’s Weekly, a New York City periodical ... Read more

George Opdyke (1805-1880)

George Opdyke (1805-1880)

George Opdyke was a fighter…. He “had risen from a journeyman tailor in New Orleans to be one of New York’s wealthy merchants.”

New York Democrats

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“If there is any other gang of hogs more equally divided than the Democrats of New York are at this time, I have not heard of it.”

Abraham Lincolns Contemporaries: The Clergy

Abraham Lincolns Contemporaries: The Clergy

More famous was Methodist circuit rider Peter Cartwright, a dynamic preacher who served with Abraham…

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