president lincoln :
- n 16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the American Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
News & Articles
- ISU Professors discover Lincoln’s manuscript
A pair of ISU mathematics professors discovered a missing page to President Lincoln’s oldest manuscript in the archives of Harvard University.
June 19, 2013 - Daily Vidette
- It’s Juneteenth. Where’s the Celebration?
Some things take forever and a day to get done. In 1865, two and a half years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, African Americans in Texas were finally informed that the days of slavery were over. The news was delivered by Major General Gordon Granger when his regiment arrived in Galveston to enforce Federal control of Texas after General Lee’s surrender in April, 1865 ...
June 19, 2013 - San Antonio Current