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Lived until 1926, when he died at the age of 82, was the only Lincoln child to live past the age of 18. Willie (center) and Tad (right) Lincoln, with their cousin Lockwood Todd, in 1861. A photo of Robert Todd Lincoln, probably taken sometime around 1922. 51 Abraham Lincoln office until January. Lincoln felt that those who had been against the amendment might now be persuaded to change their vote. He offered many of them jobs as ambassadors, judges, tax agents—whatever it took. More than a dozen of these congressmen changed their vote.

Lerner Books, 2006. Stanchak, John. Civil War (DK Eyewitness Books). , 2000. org/lincoln. html The website of Abraham Lincoln Online, a large collection of online resources, including news and a calendar of contemporary Lincoln events, timeline of Lincoln history, copies of speeches, and classroom resources. html The website of the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum in Harrogate, Tennessee. This site contains links to other Lincoln museums, galleries, state parks, and library collections. php/ american-history/1800/south-slavery This site, part of a larger website called Best of History Websites, is designed for both teachers and students.

When Lincoln to make him commanding Confederate troops invaded Pennsylvania, 80,000 general of all Union armies. In that position, Grant helped turn the tide Union troops met them. A Confederate victory of war toward the Union. might have forced Lincoln to negotiate a peace and recognize the Confederate States of America as a separate, slave-based country. Even before Gettysburg, some Union Democratic leaders and war-weary citizens in the North called on Lincoln to negotiate with the Confederacy to end the war.

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