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Nowhere in the world is presented a government of so much liberty and equality. To the humblest and poorest amongst us are held out the highest privileges and positions.”– Speech to the 148th Ohio Regiment, August 31, 1864

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McClellan an Prisoner

[General George B. McClellan] reminds me of the story of a man out in Illinois who, in company with a number of friends, visited the State penitentiary. They wandered all through the institution and saw everything, but…

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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

Good Gracious, Abraham Lincoln

Good Gracious, Abraham Lincoln

This cartoon shows Columbia reacting to Lincoln after the Election.

The old bull dog on the right track

The old bull dog on the right track

An election year cartoon measuring McClellan’s military failures against the recent successes of his successor, Ulysses S. Grant.

Abraham Lincoln's Visits to Philadelphia

Abraham Lincoln’s Visits to Philadelphia

Discover Abraham Lincoln’s visits to Philadelphia in 1848-1864, including a detailed journey of his Pre-Inaugrual Visit and his funeral route.

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