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It is not merely for to-day, but for all time to come that we should perpetuate for our children’s children this great and free government, which we have enjoyed all our lives.”- Speech to the One Hundred Sixty-sixth Ohio Regiment, August 22, 1864

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Lincoln Reading

[During a Cabinet discussion of a ticklish international problem, he reminisces about peddling wares along the way as the family moved from Indiana to Illinois in 1829, Mr. Lincoln said:] ‘Just before we left Indiana and crossed into Illinois,’…

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Abraham Lincoln in Depth

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

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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

President Lincolns Moods

President Lincolns Moods

Abraham Lincolns emotional life has long been shrouded in mystery. Even for those who regularly observed and interacted with him…

George B. McClellan (1826-1885)

George B. McClellan (1826-1885)

“McClellan’s engaging personality, moreover, was not without its wonted effect, for it stirred the great heart in the White House to a feeling of friendliness quite apart from mere official support.”

Dogberrys Last Charge

Dogberrys Last Charge

This cartoon is a play on Shakespeare.

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