From Pioneer Home to the White House the Life of Abraham Lincoln: Boyhood, Youth, Manhood, Assassination, Death

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Kessinger Publishing, Apr 1, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 476 pages
1882. With Eulogy by Honorable George Bancroft. Illustrated. Abraham Lincoln lives again in this realistic narrative of his life which relates his boyhood in a pioneer cabin, his early schooling in a backwoods school house, his service to the State as a member of the legislature, and his triumphant career as a wartime President. All of the lovable qualities of Lincoln find their way into print in this veracious story of his life. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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About the author (2005)

Author William Makepeace Thayer was born in Franklin, Massachusetts on February 23, 1820. He graduated from Brown in 1843, studied theology, and was a pastor at the orthodox Congregational church in Ashland, Massachusetts from 1849 to 1857. Due to throat trouble, he left the church in 1858 and decided to focus on literary work. He wrote numerous religious and juvenile books including The Bobbin Boy; The Pioneer Boy; From Log-Cabin to the White House; Tact, Push, and Principle; From Pioneer Home to the White House; and From Tannery to the White House. He died in 1898.

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