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With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation’s wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan – to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations.”- Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865

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Wrong End of a Dog

[Quoting from "Personal Recollections of Lincoln" by Judge H.W. Beckwith, of Danville, Illinois, as a good example of Mr. Lincoln's skill in "condensing the law and the facts of an issue in a story":] “A man, by vile words, first provoked…

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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

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

Members of Congress

Even before Abraham Lincoln took office as President, members of Congress loomed large in President-elect Abraham Lincolns political planning.

Visit to Albany and Niagara Falls

Visit to Albany and Niagara Falls

He arrived in Albany about September 26 where he conferred with Whig political leader Thurlow Weed, who was editor of the Albany Evening Journal.

Abraham Lincoln and Music

Abraham Lincoln and Music

Music appealed to Abraham Lincolns poetic and sentimental side. On the Eighth Circuit in Illinois…

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