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Quote of the Day

We do not want to dissolve the Union; you shall not.”– Speech at Galena, August 1, 1856

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Civil Liberties

Speaking of conflicts between civil and military authorities, Lincoln asked: “What has become of our old friend Bob Lewis, of DeWitt county? Do you remember a story that Bob used to tell us about his going to Missouri to look up some Mormon…

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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

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Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass led an unusual life.

John A. Dix (1798-1879)

John A. Dix (1798-1879)

Dix served as Secretary of the Treasury under President James Buchanan form January to March 1861 after southerners deserted Buchanan’s cabinet.

Bipartisan Friendship

Bipartisan Friendship

A fellow Sangamon County rail-splitter, George Close, noted that Mr. Lincoln’s early appeal was bipartisan.

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