Abraham Lincoln by George Haven Putnam

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One of the Greatest American Presidents, Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin the back woods of Illinois. He was a champion heavy weight wrestler before becoming a lawyer a soldier and a politician. Lincoln was the first Republican president and the man who freed the slaves. This book was written by George Haven Putnam who served as a Union Soldier in the American Civil War.

 

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Published May 17, 2012 by IndyPublish. 170 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Lord Longford pays tribute to the Great Emancipator's ""moral grandeur, his triumphant prosecution of noble causes and his extraordinary gift of words"" in a charismatic biography with 100 illustrations in a picture-book format.

Jun 01 1975 | Read Full Review of Abraham Lincoln

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This ""new portrait"" of Lincoln is more a composite one than a new one, for although the book, a collection of essays by authorities on Lincoln, is designed ""to display the enormous range of Lincoln's arresting personality and to interpret some of its puzzling paradoxical features"" the resulti...

Oct 09 1959 | Read Full Review of Abraham Lincoln

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A favorite subject of biography, Abraham Lincoln's personal and political life affords the historian broad emotional scope.

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