Abraham Lincoln Essay

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Abraham Lincoln From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the American president. For other uses, see Abraham Lincoln (disambiguation). Abraham Lincoln An iconic black and white photograph of a bearded Abraham Lincoln showing his head and shoulders. Lincoln in 1863 at the age of 54 16th President of the United States In office March 4, 1861 – April 15, 1865 Vice President Hannibal Hamlin (1861–1865) Andrew Johnson (1865) Preceded by James Buchanan Succeeded by Andrew Johnson Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois's 7th district In office March 4, 1847 – March 4, 1849 Preceded by John Henry Succeeded by Thomas Harris Member of the Illinois House of Representatives In office 1834–1842 Personal details Born February 12, 1809 Hodgenville, Kentucky, U.S. Died April 15, 1865 (aged 56) Petersen House, Washington D.C., U.S. Resting place Lincoln Tomb, Oak Ridge Cemetery Springfield, Illinois, U.S. Nationality American Political party Whig (1834–1854) Republican (1854–1865) National Union (1864–1865) Spouse(s) Mary Todd Children Robert Todd Lincoln Edward Baker Lincoln William Wallace "Willie" Lincoln Thomas "Tad" Lincoln III Profession Lawyer Politician Religion See: Abraham Lincoln and religion Signature Cursive signature in ink Military service Service/branch Illinois Militia Years of service 3 months (April 21, 1832 – July 10, 1832) Rank Captain (April 21, 1832 – May 27, 1832) Private (May 28, 1832 – July 10, 1832) OBS:. Discharged from his command and re-enlisted as a Private. Battles/wars Black Hawk War Abraham Lincoln Listeni/ˈeɪbrəhæm ˈlɪŋkən/ (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United

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