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INDEX TO AUTHORS.
Lincoln, Abraham... 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22
23, 26, 30, 31, 33, 38, 41, 43, 44, 50, 51
53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 63, 67, 129
Timmerman, Grace Agnes..
Farewell Address on Leaving Springfield.
How I Earned My First Dollar.
Quotation from Second Inaugural Address.
All Hail the Name of Lincoln (words and music)..
Irish Wide-Awake Quickstep Song (air suggested)
Massa Linkum by de Han' (air suggested)
Old Abr'am (no air)..
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CHRONOLOGY OF LINCOLN.
Dates of Important Events in His Life.
1809 February 12. Born in log-cabin in Hardin (now Larue)
County, Kentucky. 1816 His father moves with family into wilderness near Gentry
ville, Ind. 1818 His mother (Nancy Hanks Lincoln) dies, at age of 35. 1819 His father's second marriage, to Mrs. Sarah Johnston, widow
with three children. 1828 Makes trip to New Orleans and back, at work on flat-boat. 1829 February and March. Lincoln family remove to Macon County,
Illinois; log-house, near Decatur, on Sangamon River. Abraham of age, works independently; makes 3,000 fence-rails
under contract. 1831 May. Makes another flat-boat trip to New Orleans and back,
on which trip he first sees negroes shackled together in
chains, and forms his opinions concerning slavery.
Begins work in store at New Salem, I11. 1832 Lincoln's first political address.
Enlists in Black Hawk War; elected captain of volunteers. 1833 Storekeeper, postmaster, surveyor, at New Salem. 1834 Elected to Illinois Legislature. 1835 Death of Lincoln's betrothed, Ann Rutledge, at New Salem.
Lincoln deeply grieved. 1836-42 Re-elected to Illinois Legislature biennially. 1837 Forms law partnership with John T. Stuart at Springfield. 1842 November 4. Marries Mary Todd. 1846 Elected to Congress. 1848 Declines re-election to Congress. 1849 Returns to Springfield to law practice. Engages in this until 1854.
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1851 January 17. His father, Thomas Lincoln, dies in Coles County,
Illinois. 1854 Lincoln's family now consisted of three sons (one had died in
infancy); his law practice remunerative. 1855 Debates with Douglas at Peoria and Springfield.
Elected to Illinois Legislature; resigns to seek U. S. Senator
ship, but defeated by Douglas, is re-elected to Illinois
Legislature. 1855-56 Aids in organizing Republican Party. 1858 Joint debates in Illinois with Stephen A. Douglas. 1859 Makes political speeches in Ohio, Kansas, etc. 1860
February. Lincoln tours New England; visits New York City
and speaks at Cooper Institute, being introduced by Will
iam Cullen Bryant.
President; Hannibal Hamlin, Vice-President.
A. Douglas, and John Bell.
April 15. Issues first order for troops to put down Rebellion. 1862 February. President Lincoln's son Willie, ten years old, dies
in White House. March. President as acting Commander-in-Chief overrules
General McClellan and Council of War as to immediate
August 4. Calls for 300,000 men, special, nine months. 1863 January 1. Issues Emancipation Proclamation.
July 1-4. Victories for Union armies. Battle of Gettysburg;
defeat for Lee's Army. Vicksburg captured by Grant.
Lincoln thanks Grant for the capture.
November 19. His address at Gettysburg. 1864 February. Calls for 500,000 volunteers. Renominated and re
April 3. Fall of Richmond, capital of Confederates.
Washington. He died next morning.
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