Abraham Lincoln

On November 19, 1863, at the dedication of a military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, during the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln delivers one of the most memorable speeches in American history. In just 272 words, Lincoln brilliantly and movingly reminded a war-weary public why the Union had to fight, and win, the Civil War. The Gettysburg Address as […]

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Ancestry.com has partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to make public documentation that goes beyond name, rank and regiment which reveals some interesting details some of the great figures in United States history,  from Abraham Lincoln’s cause of death to records of a jilted fiancé, Vivia Thomas, who went to great lengths to […]

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Ancestry.com has revealed that actor George Clooney is related to Abraham Lincoln. If you’re interested in AbrahamLincoln himself, Ancestry.com is offering free access to more than 20,000 documents showcasing Lincoln’s life, his family tree and the most pivotal moments of his presidential career. The press release is as follows: “(PROVO, Utah) – November 1, 2012– […]

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