The lincoln log: a daily chronology of the life of abraham lincoln incorporates lincoln day-by-day: a chronology, compiled by the lincoln sesquicentennial. Abraham lincoln, byname honest abe, the rail-splitter, or the great emancipator, (born february 12, 1809, near hodgenville, kentucky, us—died april 15,. Abraham lincoln was born on february 12, 1809 in a one-room log cabin in sinking spring farm in hardin county, now la rue county in hodgenville,. Abraham lincoln was familiar with failure, as a businessman and politician yet he but life changed when monica made the choice to commit to a local church.
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The man who preserved the union and issued the emancipation proclamation came into the world on february 12, 1809 abraham lincoln was born in humble . Examine the life, times, and work of abraham lincoln through detailed author biographies on enotes. Lincoln, abraham, a representative from illinois and 16th president of the united states born in hardin county, ky, february 12, 1809 moved with his.
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