Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

February 25, 2011


First known photograph, ca. 1846.


Last portrait, April 10, 1865.

Presiding over  the abolition of slavery,  instrumental in preserving a disintegrating Union, the single character like no other in appearance or bearing, standing center stage at the pivotal moment in our history as we headed into what became the American Century.  Arguably our greatest  President, possibly the greatest American of all. There is no comparable figure.

A clear timeline and basic archive of Lincoln’s monumental life & career at HistoryPlace.com.

Detailed, reliable encyclopedic overview at Conservapedia.com.

Entirely devoted to the study of the 16th President, the Lincoln Institute at AbrahamLincoln.org.

Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress.

4 Responses to Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

  1. Cathy Schleining on February 25, 2011 at 6:23 pm

    Excellent clips on uTube. Very moving.

    • Fred on February 25, 2011 at 7:02 pm

      One of the greatest American stories. Another American miracle is having all this beautifully presented material literally at our fingertips.

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