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Published by Werner in Akron, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Military leadership.,
  • Blackhawk War, 1832.

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreJuvenile literature.
The Physical Object
Pagination[36], [7] p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24161419M
LC Control Number99003488

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Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln: Material Type: Biography, Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress) OCLC Number: Description: [36] p. ill., 2 pl. 20 cm. Contents: Choosing Abe Captain --Sally's seven-league shoes --The lost diamond snuff box. Title: abraham lincoln great captain. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. This is a nonfiction historical biography about the Abraham Lincoln trilogy (Book Club Edition). The book is in good condition with some soiling and tears on the dust jacket otherwise tight binding and pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # Origins. Captain Abraham Lincoln was a descendant of Samuel Lincoln (–), who was born in Hingham, Norfolk, England, and who, as a weaver's apprentice, emigrated to Massachusetts Bay Colony in Abraham's father John Lincoln (–) was born in Monmouth County in the province of New Jersey, and grew up in the Schuylkill river valley in Cause of death: Killed in action (gunshot wound). CHOOSING "ABE" CAPTAIN, WHEN the Black Hawk war broke out in Illi- nois about , young Abraham Lincoln was living at New Salem, a little village of the class familiarly known at the w^st as " one-horse towns," and located near the capital city of Illinois.

Captain “Abe” Lincoln and his company (in the Black Hawk War) were without any sort of military knowledge, and both were forced to acquire such knowledge by attempts at drilling. Which was the more awkward, the “squad” or the commander, it would have been difficult to decide. (AbeBooks alone has more t copies of books with ‘Abraham Lincoln’ in the title). No-one knows exactly how many books have been written about Honest Abe but in Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington DC constructed a foot pillar of unique titles about Lincoln and it contained more t books.   O books have been written about Abraham Lincoln, our greatest president. Many of these books either allude to or specifically report on Lincoln's ambiguous relationships with men. Lincoln lived with and shared a bed with Joshua Speed for four years, and they remained friends years after they no longer lived together. Chamberlin wrote in his book, History of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, Second Regiment, Bucktail Brigade, that among the officers in the regiment, "Captain Derickson, in particular, advanced so far in the President's confidence and esteem that, in Mrs. Lincoln's absence, he frequently spent the night at his Author: Martin P. Johnson.

Raised by a mostly-poor family on America's western frontier, Abraham Lincoln was largely self-educated. His formal education, added all together, came to about one year. However, historians agree Lincoln loved to read and learn from any books he could get his hands on. Below is a list of Abraham Lincoln's favorite books: Aesop's Fables by Aesop.   Now, in a new book, C.A. Tripp also asserts that Lincoln had a homosexual relationship with the captain of his bodyguards, David V. Derickson, who shared his bed whenever Mary Todd was away.   The actual captain is Abraham Lincoln and his ship is the Union. It shows the speaker's devotion and sadness at the loss of this great man. The best choice would be the picture of Lincoln's presidential funeral, since the poem is actually about the death of a president. It is not about the white house, an actual boat, or sailors. *Abraham Lincolns family moved to their homestead on little pigeon creek near Gentryville, Indiana. *Abe Lincoln became a soilder in the black hawk war of when the old sauk cheif fought a losing battle to reclaim his tribal lands in nothern 's fellow soilders elected him captain. *Mary Todd Lincoln was a native from Kentucky.