Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

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Names
Abraham Lincoln
Great Emancipator
Honest Abe
Dates
1809-1865
Death
April 15, 1865 (7:22am)
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Timeline

12 Feb 1809
Birth of Abraham Lincoln
16 Jun 1858
During the Republican convention at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln announces his campaign for the Senate with his famous "House Divided" speech.
1861
Abraham Lincoln is the President of the United States.
22 Sep 1862
Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation
1 Jan 1863
Emancipation Proclamation
19 Nov 1863
Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address
14 Apr 1865
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
15 Apr 1865
Death of Abraham Lincoln
3 May 1865
Body of Abraham Lincoln lies in state at Old State Capitol of Springfield