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  1. P

    Who were Abraham Lincoln's Civil War Kin ????

    We know Mary had several relatives in Confederate service, but what about him ? I suspect he may have had some on BOTH sides. Lets see what we can come up with. I read somewhere that there was an "Abraham Lincoln" in a Confederate unit and that he later deserted. I'd like to see that data on him...
  2. gentlemanrob

    ⋆B★G⋆ Buford, Abraham

    Abraham Buford Born: January 18, 1820 Birthplace: Woodford County, Kentucky Father: William Buford 1781 – 1848 Mother: Frances Walker Kirtley 1787 – 1848 Wife: Amanda Harris 1824 – 1879 (Buried: Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky) Children: William Abraham Buford 1848 – 1872 (Buried...
  3. DBF

    A “Special” Say What Saturday: President Abraham Lincoln’s Proclamation for Thanksgiving and Praise

    The third year of the Civil War rages on. The nation is torn apart. There is little to contemplate except death and heartache. There is no escape from the suffering and a hope for an end to the conflict can not be found. Battles at Gettysburg, Vicksburg and Chickamauga have touched all...
  4. Northern Light

    Abraham Lincoln, Sarah Josepha, Hale, and Thanksgiving

    With Turkey Day on the horizon, I thought I should post this interesting video on the holiday. Enjoy both it and the turkey! https://www.c-span.org/video/?437338-3/abraham-lincoln-sarah-josepha-hale-thanksgiving
  5. Andy Cardinal

    Say What? Saturday Quote: Carl Schurz Criticizes Abraham Lincoln

    Carl Schurz was a German revolutionary in 1848 who fled Prussia after the revolution's failure and eventually emigrated to the United States. By the fall of 1862, he was a brigadier general commanding a division in the 11th Corps. The fall 1862 elections were a setback for Abraham Lincoln and...
  6. J

    Unable to verify two Abraham Lincoln stories, can anybody help?

    I ran across a couple of things today and can't seem to find any sources that verify either of them. First, while I did find in Abe Lincoln's Yarns and Stories a story close to it, it isn't the same- as the story in the book goes, after replacing Secretary of War Simon Cameron with Edwin...
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