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A repository of information about Abraham Lincoln. Will include facts, analysis, and trivia about the 16th President Of The United States.

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Latest Blog Posts for The Abraham Lincoln Blog

  • Documentary Review: Civil War: The Untold Story
    on Mar 24, 2014
    Nearly 150 years after its end in 1865, the American Civil War still holds the imagination and fascination of millions not only in our nation, but of many more around the world. Indeed, historians and political scientists point out that in many ways...
  • Book Review: "I Am Abraham" by Jerome Charyn
    on Feb 12, 2014
    In time for the 205th birthday of Abraham Lincoln comes the latest work from the prolific author, Jerome Charyn, a novel titled "I Am Abraham: A Novel of Lincoln and the Civil War." Charyn has written numerous works over his career, including short s...
  • Patriotism At The Lincoln Memorial
    on Oct 11, 2013
    (image courtesy Washington Post) The partial shutdown of the U.S. government has entered its second week as I write this blog post. Intransigent politicians within Congress, mostly Tea Party "patriots," have closed the government, forcing hundreds...
  • A New Lincoln At Gettysburg Photo Claim
    on Sep 24, 2013
    The above image (magnified) is the only undisputed photograph of Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, PA on November 19, 1863. Taken either during or just after his delivery of his immortal Gettysburg Address, the photo depicts a hatless Lincoln in the mid...
  • Gettysburg College "First Walk" Honors Lincoln
    on Aug 26, 2013
    I sometimes search the Internet for news items pertaining to Abraham Lincoln. While searching earlier today, I learned about a tradition at Gettysburg College (Pennsylvania) which I'd never heard of before now. Each year upon the resumption of the n...
  • Lincoln Document Found In Switzerland
    on Aug 20, 2013
    The country of Switzerland is known secretive banking, cheese, neutrality, skiing, and majestic beauty as this image of the Swiss Alps shows. Now it can be known as the site of a recent discovery of a document which contains the handwriting of Abraha...
  • Iowa State Fair Honors Abraham Lincoln
    on Aug 13, 2013
    (image courtesy Des Moines Register) The Iowa State Fair is held annually in that state's capital of Des Moines to showcase its industrial and agricultural heritage.  It began in 1854 and is one of the largest annual events in the United Stat...
  • New Project Marks Lincoln's Visit To Iowa
    on Aug 13, 2013
    Sometimes a chance discovery is all the impetus a new historical project needs to get under way.  Council Bluffs, Iowa is the setting for a new effort to commemorate Mr. Lincoln's visit to that city in 1859.   According to the Omaha Worl...
  • PBS To Premiere "Rebel" On Series Voces
    on May 21, 2013
    On Friday May 24, 2013 the PBS Latino series "Voces" (Voices) will premiere its latest installment, titled Rebel, a documentary about an almost entirely unknown figure from the American Civil War. Rebel is the remarkable story of Loreta Janeta Velasq...
  • New Lincoln Project Deserves Our Attention
    on Apr 5, 2013
    Interest in Abraham Lincoln is soaring these days thanks to Steven Spielberg's brilliant Lincoln film, the so-so Abraham Lincoln : Vampire Hunter movie, and of course the Lincoln birth bicentennial along with the 150th anniversary of the America...
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