Enjoy fascinating look at the life of this extraordinary historic figure. Beginning in the backwoods of Kentucky, Abraham Lincoln's life story is told from his childhood and young adulthood to becoming a businessman, soldier, surveyor, lawyer, politician, and eventually the 16th president of the United States. His trying presidency and ultimate assassination are documented. The final chapters are devoted to his many portraits, the legacy of his words, and many monuments and memorials across America.
The author's unique use of more than 250 postcards illustrates Lincoln's life. The informative price guide of the postcards makes this a valuable reference for collectors. Those with an interest in Abraham Lincoln and American history will find this a remarkable addition to their library.