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Abraham Lincoln 1861-1864

Posted at age 12.

Abraham Lincoln, the nation's 16th president, was born on February 12th, 1809 in Nob Creek, Kentucky. He lived in a forested area in a log cabin. His grandfather, Abraham, was a Quaker who was murdered by Indians. Abe Lincoln was never really close to his father. Abe was definitely a mother's boy. On October 5th of 1818, Lincoln's mom sadly passed away. If I were Lincoln, I would be crushed! Not having a real mom must be really hard.

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