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The Private and Public Life of Abraham Lincoln

by Orville J. Victor

It is a biography that details the life of the 16th President of the United States. The book was first published in 1874 and has since become a well-known account of Lincoln's life. Orville J. Victor writes about Lincoln's childhood, his early years in politics, and his presidency, as well as his assassination. The book provides a glimpse into Lincoln's private life and sheds light on his personal beliefs and principles. Victor's writing style is engaging, making the book an enjoyable read for those interested in history and the life of Abraham Lincoln. One notable aspect of the book is that it was written only nine years after Lincoln's death, which gives it a unique perspective on his life and legacy. Victor himself was a Union soldier during the Civil War, which adds to the authenticity of the book's account of Lincoln's presidency. Overall, "The Private and Public Life of Abraham Lincoln" is an important work that offers insight into the life of one of America's greatest presidents. It is an excellent resource for anyone interested in American history or the life of Abraham Lincoln.

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English

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English

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1874

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Orville J. Victor

United States

Orville James Victor was an American author, journalist, and publisher known for his books on American history, adventure, and biography. Born in 1827 in New York, Victor's family moved to Michigan wh...

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