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Abraham Lincoln Essay

  • Submitted by: ToriHoltman1
  • on April 13, 2015
  • Category: History
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Abraham Lincoln


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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 States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States...

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