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Photograph showing the detail of Abraham Lincoln's face

Abraham Lincoln Information

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, held the nation together during its greatest trial, the Civil War. Lincoln believed his most sacred duty was the preservation of the union. It was his firm conviction that slavery must be abolished (1809-1865).

Lincoln's Boyhood Home
Lincoln's Home
Lincoln Memorial

"I leave you hoping that the lamp of liberty will burn in your bosoms until there shall no longer be a doubt that all men are created free and equal." - Abraham Lincoln

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