Category Archives: Lincoln

Will the Real Abraham Lincoln Please Stand Up?

A former Disney animator makes a provocative discovery by studying photos taken during the Gettysburg Address Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/Will-the-Real-Abraham-Lincoln-Please-Stand-Up-224911272.html#ixzz2g3XiVJSl Follow us: @SmithsonianMag on Twitter In Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1966 film Blow-Up, a fashion photographer enlarges a series of pictures he’s taken … Continue reading

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Watch Nights mark Emancipation Proclamation 150th

http://www.9news.com/news/article/307408/188/Watch-Nights-mark-Emancipation-Proclamation-150th WASHINGTON (AP) – As New Year’s Day approached 150 years ago, all eyes were on President Abraham Lincoln in expectation of what he warned 100 days earlier would be coming – his final proclamation declaring all slaves in states … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving In The Civil War – Lincoln Proclamation

Thanksgiving In The Civil War BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which … Continue reading

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Lincoln and McClellan

President Abraham Lincoln visiting with Maj. Gen. George McClellan shortly after the Battle of Antietam.  (Library of Congress) Here is Lincoln’s Antietam Visit in the words of George McClellan: Oct. 1, Sharpsburg, 7.30 P.M.–…Received this morning a mysterious dispatch from … Continue reading

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Lincoln movie in theaters 11-09-12

Trailer for the movie –

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Quoting Lincoln

“Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.” – Abraham Lincoln

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The Election of 1864

The Election of 1864 This torchlight parade for George McClellan, the Democratic nominee for President took place in New York City in 1864. It is hard for modern Americans to believe that Abraham Lincoln, one of history’s most beloved Presidents, … Continue reading

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