By Joe Wheeler
More books were written approximately Abraham Lincoln than approximately the other president in usa historical past. And now, tale archeologist Joe Wheeler has gathered--for the 1st time ever--the so much cherished, the main deeply relocating tales approximately Lincoln ever written. during this treasure you'll discover who Lincoln quite was once via tales that deliver to existence the robust rules upon which the US was once based.
This infrequent and gorgeous heirloom assortment unearths the servant middle of President Lincoln, his commitment to the folk who served him, and his homespun humor and knowledge. those are the tales that construct personality and encourage conviction in those that learn and listen to them. amassed for the very goal of being handed from iteration to new release, those pleasant tales becomes favorites of adults and kids alike--as mom and dad and grandparents learn them repeatedly to their teenagers and grandchildren.
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The boys and girls bore their part during the tumult. One boy carried the telegram to Lincoln that announced the nomination. Others marched as Wide Awakes in the various parades. One of them hauled a cannon to Lincoln’s door and asked him to christen it. When he left naming it to the boys they called it “Mary Lincoln” in honor of Lincoln’s wife. Many of the girls went to his farewell reception and described in years to come the beauty of Mrs. Lincoln’s fine dress over hoop skirts and the cordiality of Lincoln’s smile.
If Sarah hadn’t taken Abe’s part against his father, Abe wouldn’t have had as much schooling as he did, though goodness knows it wasn’t much. Abe would rather read than eat. He’d read in the morning, soon’s it was light enough to see. He’d read in the evening when the chores were done. He walked 17 miles to borrow books from Lawyer Pitcher at Rockport: Aesop’s Fables, Robinson Crusoe, Pilgrim’s Progress, Shakespeare, The Statutes of Indiana. When a book he’d borrowed was rained on, he worked three full days to pay for it.
But Ezra Ross didn’t dream that the lad who was serving him was related to a king. The flash in the boy’s eyes merely accompanied a bitter surging in his heart because he had to take orders from the innkeeper. Though no one knew it, the surging promised a time of reckoning with the man who had refused the boy credit at his inn until his uncle could arrive. Instead, the innkeeper had told him that he would have to work for his room and board or find other lodgings. A woman called Cindy came in from the kitchen to gather up the empty dishes on the table.
Abraham Lincoln Civil War Stories. Heartwarming Stories about Our Most Beloved President by Joe Wheeler