The most famous and most visited memorials are lincoln's sculpture on mount rushmore lincoln memorial, ford's theatre, and petersen house (where he died) in washington, dc and the abraham lincoln presidential library and museum in springfield, illinois, not far from lincoln's home, as well as his tomb. Abraham lincoln, byname honest abe, the rail-splitter, or the great emancipator, (born february 12, 1809, near hodgenville, kentucky, us—died april 15, 1865, washington, dc), 16th president of the united states (1861-65), who preserved the union during the american civil war and brought about the emancipation of the slaves. The presidency of abraham lincoln began on march 4, 1861, when he was inaugurated as the 16th president of the united states, and ended upon his assassination and death on april 15, 1865, 42 days into his second term.
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Abraham lincoln, a self-taught lawyer, legislator and vocal opponent of slavery, was elected 16th president of the united states in november 1860, shortly before the outbreak of the civil war. Lincoln, abraham (12 february 1809-15 april 1865), sixteenth president of the united states, was born in hardin county, kentucky, the son of thomas lincoln and nancy hanks, farmers thomas lincoln had come to kentucky from virginia with his father abraham in 1782. 1abraham lincoln the 16th president of united states of america 2he was born on february 12, 1809,in a log cabin in hardin county, kentucky 3he was a lawyer and served as the 16th president. Abraham lincoln : the 16th president of the united states (a short biography for children) abraham lincoln was the 16th president of the united states he preserved the union during the us civil war and brought about the emancipation of slaves.
Abraham lincoln (february 12 1809 - april 15 1865) was the 16th president of the united states he served as president from 1861 to 1865, during the american civil war just five days after most of the confederate forces had surrendered and the war was ending, john wilkes booth assassinated lincoln. Similar books to getting to know abraham lincoln: a quick-read biography about the life of the united states' sixteenth president (quick-read biography series book 1) spring sale choose from over 150 books on sale at up to 70% off. Abraham lincoln (february 12, 1809 to april 15, 1865) was the 16th president of the united states and is regarded as one of america's greatest heroes due to his role as savior of the union and.