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Abraham Lincoln Facts and Trivia

Birthday: February 12, 1809
Birthplace: Hardin County, Kentucky
College or University: none
Religion: Presbyterian (never joined any church)
Occupation or Profession: Clerk, Store Owner, Military, Lawyer
Military Rank: Captain
Married: (November 4, 1842) Mary Todd
Children: Robert Todd Lincoln, Edward Baker Lincoln, William Wallace Lincoln, Thomas Lincoln. Three sons predeceased Abraham.
President number: 16
Political Party: Republican
Runner Up: Stephen A. Douglas - George B. McClellan
Vice President: Hannibal Hamlin (1st term) - Andrew Johnson (2nd term)
Age at Inauguration: 52
Served: 1861-1865
Number of terms : 2
Other Offices or Commissions: House of Representatives (Illinois - 1847-1849), State Legislature (Illinois 1834-1842), Postmaster of New Salem, Illinois
Died: April 15, 1865 in Washington, DC
Age at Death: 56
Place of Burial: Springfield, Illinois

Other Interesting Facts and Trivia:

- Lincoln hid his mail, bankbook and important papers in his stovepipe hat.

- Lincoln stood at 6 feet 4 inches tall.

- As a young man, Lincoln split logs to build fences. He also worked on a riverboat, was a store clerk, a surveyor and postmaster before he taught himself to be a lawyer.

- The Civil War began six weeks after Lincoln took office.

- When Lincoln issued the Emanicpation Proclamation in early 1863, it freed slaves from the Confederate states. By the end of the Civil War, more than 180,000 black soldiers served in the Union Army.

- Over six hundred thousand Americans died in the Civil War which lasted about four years.

- Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth just 5 days after after General Robert E. Lee surrendered the South to the Union.

- Lincoln's profile can be found on the U.S. penny as well as the 5 dollar bill.

 
 

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