By Joe Wheeler

More books were written approximately Abraham Lincoln than approximately the other president in usa heritage. And now, tale archeologist Joe Wheeler has gathered--for the 1st time ever--the so much loved, the main deeply relocating tales approximately Lincoln ever written. during this treasure you'll dis­cover who Lincoln relatively used to be via tales that convey to lifestyles the robust ideas upon which the United States used to be based.

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But that afternoon the fever worsened again, and by 5 o’clock it was all over. ” and bursting into tears, turned and went into his own office. Elizabeth Keckley, Mrs. Lincoln’s seamstress, would never forget the sight of Lincoln coming into that room: I never saw a man so bowed down with grief. He came to the bed, lifted the cover from the face of his child, gazed at it long and earnestly, murmuring, “My poor boy, he was too good for this earth. God has called him home. I know that he is much better off in heaven, but then we loved him so.

Asked Mr. ” For once there was no answering gleam of fun in Abe’s clear eye, as he replied, “There wasn’t a wink of sleep, Mr. Crawford, long as my candle held out to burn, for it’s the most interesting book I ever read. I just devoured every word. But when my light gave out, there was nothing for me but just to lay the book on the bed close up against the logs, where I couldn’t roll onto it. But a heavy rain set in after I got to sleep, and the cabin, you know, is none too tight. The rain poured through on the book and the bed, and when I woke up at daylight, both were soaked.

Though he had finally recovered after a lingering illness, he never returned to his previous strength. Now he was parted from Willie—the light of his life—and his mother, who couldn’t look at him without thinking of Willie. Nor did he have the consolation of Holly, Bud, and Julia Taft, the boys’ close playmates, for since they, too, reminded Mary of Willie, she never invited them to the White House again. That left him only one refuge—his father. After Willie’s death, deprived of the companionship of playmates his own age, Tad could rarely stand any kind of absence from his father.

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