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Abraham Lincoln. (From his first photo- Learning Arithmetic Under Difficulties..... 33

graph, taken in Chicago in 1857). Frontispiece. Sarah Bush Lincoln. (From a photograph Norwich Cathedral..

2 in possession of Mrs. Harriet Chapman, Public Square, Norwich.. 3 Charleston, Ill.). ...

36 The Meadows of Norfolk..

5 Site of Jones's Store at Gentryville, Ind. Hingham Meeting-house..

(From a photograph taken by the author, Freehold Meeting-house. 7 1890). ....

37 Daniel Boone.....

9 Dennis Hanks. (From a photograph taken Captured by the Indians. 10 in 1889). .

38 The Site of Bryant's Fort..

11 Two Shining Half-dollars.. Defending the Fort.... 13 Planter's Home...

41 The Spot once occupied by the Cabin in Homes of the Slaves...

42 which Abraham Lincoln was Born. (Froin Flat-boats ...

43 a photograph taken by the author, 1890) 18 Making a Camp for the Night.. A Dutch-oven. (From a photograph taken “I cannot bear to see even a puppy in disby the author, Nolin's Creek, Ky., October, tress"

51 1891)....

19 Places in Illinois Frequented by Abraham The Listening Boy Hears the Wonderful Lincoln.......

54 Story.....

..... 21 Sangamon River near New Salem. (From Little Mound Meeting house, Hodgensville, a photograph taken by the author in 1890) 53

Ky. (From a photograph taken by the au- “He stood in the auction-room where they thor, October, 1891)...

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were sold”....... Site of Thomas Lincoln's Home on Knob A Creole Home in New Orleans....

61 Creek. (From a photograph taken by the The Lincoln Home, Farmington, Ill. (From author, October, 1891). ..... ..... 25 a photograph taken in 1890)....

65 Points of Interest in the Early Life of Abra- Rutledge's Mill. (From a photograph by C. S. ham Lincoln..

26 McCullough, Petersburg, Ill.)........ 74 Junction of Salt River with the Ohio, where Oak-trees Standing near the Site of Berry &

Thomas Lincoln's Boat was Capsized. Lincoln's Store. (From a photograph by (From a photograph taken by the author, C. S. McCullough, Petersburg, Ill.)....... 77 1890).. 27 William G. Green, October, 1890..

78 Grave of Nancy Hanks Lincoln, Pigeon George D. Prentice...

79 Creek, Ind.

(From a photograph taken Grave of Ann Rutledge. (From a photograph by the author, October, 1890)...

28 by C. S. McCullough, Petersburg, Ill.)..... 86 Site of Tbomas Lincoln's Indiana Home. ... 31 | William Lloyd Garrison..

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Presbyterian Church, Springfield...... 97 Desk upon which President Lincoln wrote
Edward Dickinson Baker.....
100 his first Inaugural......

201 Court-house, Petersburg (From a photo. Lincoln & Herndon's Office in the Third

graph taken by the author, 1890)....... 104 Building from the Corner. (From a phoWilliam Henry Harrison....

109 tograph taken by the author in October, Lucy Gilman Speed. (From a painting by 1890)....

202 Bush, in possession of the family). 113 The State-house, Springfield, Ill., 1860. 203 Seeing Slavery at its Best... 117 Wide Awakes....

205 Negro Cabins on a Kentucky Plantation... 119 Fac-simile of Lincoln's Letter to Grace General James Shields. (From a photo- Bedell.....

209 graph taken in 1861)... 121 Buchanan's Cabinet..

213 Martin Van Buren.....

123 The Chapman House, Charleston, Ill. (From Globe Tavern. (From a photograph)...... 124 a photograph taken by the author in OcHenry Clay.... 126 tober, 1890). .

216 John Quincy Adams. (From a painting by Jefferson Davis.

218 G. P. A. Healy, in the Corcoran Gallery, Railroad Station, Springfield.

219 Washington)... 129 | John Pope.....

221 Lewis Cass... 131 David Hunter.

223 Oliver Wendell Holmes..

138 Raising the Flag over Independence Hall.. 228 Mr. Lincoln's Home. (From a photograph Andrew G. Curtin...

230 taken by the author in 1890).. 140 Edwin V. Sumner.

231 Franklin Pierce...

141 Inauguration of President Lincoln.. 237 John G. Whittier.. 143 Salmon P. Chase....

241 John Brown,.... 144 Montgomery Blair...

243 Representatives' Chamber. 146 Henry Wilson..

215 Norman B. Judd.. 149 Gideon Welles:.

247 John Charles Fremont.. 152 Robert E. Lee..

249 Roger B. Taney.. 154 John A. Andrew.

251 James Buchanan.

155 Administering the Oath to Citizen Soldiers. 253 Horace Greeley..... 159 Reverdy Johnson..

257 Abraham Lincoln's Inkstand.. 164 Thomas H. Hicks,

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259 Leonard Swett... 165 Marshall House..

261 Harper's Ferry.. 174 Douglas Monument.

266 William Cullen Bryant. 176 George B. McClellan...

269 Elihu B. Washburne...

177 Last Meeting between General Scott, the Democratic Convention, 1860.. 185 Cabinet, and President..

271 Benjamin F. Butler.. 187 Ulysses S. Grant......

275 Seceders’ Convention, St. Andrew's Hall. ... 188 A Contraband Coming into Camp.

281 Richard Oglesby. 189 Henry W. Halleck...

291 David Davis.. 191 | Edwin M. Stanton..

296 Edward Bates... 193 Francis Vinton...

300 Republican Wigwam, Chicago, 1860. 194 General Wadsworth.

315 Thurlow Weed... 195 Hampton Roads..

319 William H. Seward..

197 | William A. Buckingham, War Governor of Hannibal Hamlin.. 198 Connecticut.....

325 Mrs. Lincoln, 1861. (From a photograph Edwin D. Morgan, War Governor of New in possession of the author). 199 York.....

327 William D. Kelley ...

200 | William Dennison, War Governor of Ohio.. 329

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War Meeting in Washington.....

336 President Lincoln and Cabinet Receiving the Charles F. Browne (“Artemus Ward"). ... 343 Cannon Captured by Sheridan...... 465 President Lincoln at McClellan's Head- Passage of the Amendment to the Constituquarters... 347 tion Prohibiting Slavery..

474 Ambrose E. Burnside... 352 Alexander H. Stephens...

479 Charles Sumner.. 357 | R. M. T. Hunter ....

481 Henry J. Raymond. 360 General Grant's Headquarters..

492 Joseph Hooker..

364 Key of the Richmond Slave Prison. (In posBenjamin F. Wade. 368 session of the author)...

498 Owen Lovejoy. 371 Military Railroad, City Point.

499 John Brough. 384 Parke Station ......

502 Edward Everett.. 387 President Lincoln in Richmond...

507 Gettysburg Monument.

389 Confederate Presidential Mansion ... 510 Thaddeus Stevens.....

393 House in which Abraham Lincoln Died.... 516 General Grant Receiving His Commission.. 397 John Wilkes Booth. (From a photograph Sunday Afternoon... 407 taken in 1864).....

519 Andrew Johnson....

414 Mrs. Surratt's House. (From a photograph Clement L. Vallandigham. 417 taken in 1865)..

522 William P. Fessenden

419 Diagram of the Box Occupied by President Zachariah Chandler .. 422 Lincoln.....

524 Reuben E. Fenton..

433 Ford's Theatre, as Draped After the PresiHoratio Seymour..

440 dent's Death. (From a photograph taken George H. Pendleton 443 at the time)......

525 Philip Sheridan ......

447 Monument to Abraham Lincoln, Oak Ridge David R. Locke (“Petroleum V. Nasby "). . 451 Cemetery, Springfield, Ill. (From a photoSoldiers Voting...

459 graph taken by the author in 1890)..... 529 Oliver P. Morton..

462 Statue by St. Gaudens, Lincoln Park, Chicago 533

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