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The life of Abraham Lincoln

Presents the story of Abraham Lincoln's rise from humble origins to the presidency, backgrounded by events leading inexorably to the Civil War. This work narrates his boyhood in Kentucky and Indiana, legal and legislative experiences, marriage to Mary Todd, struggles as president to end slavery and shore up the union, and murder at Ford's Theater.
Print Book, English, 1994
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1994
471 pages
9780803259249, 0803259247