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Lincoln, the young rail-splitter

by William Eleazar Barton

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conduct of life,
  • Childhood and youth

  • Edition Notes

    Excerpt from Association men, volume XLVII, number six, February 1922.

    Statementby William E. Barton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.32 .B17
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages 244-245 :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25770153M
    OCLC/WorldCa43579852

      By David J. Kent Ap Septem Abraham Lincoln The Railsplitter podcast is up with the third of three episodes reviewing my book, Lincoln: The Man Who Saved America. In this final installment, they chat for about 20 minutes about the last two chapters before welcoming me to talk about the book. The link between Lincoln’s rail splitting and learning is clear in other postcard images of the young Rail Splitter as well. This postcard, a reproduction of a painting by J.L.G. Ferris, is captioned “The Rail Splitter – – Lincoln clearing land in Illinois.” Ferris portrays Lincoln with an ax and a maul and also with an open book.

    Abraham Lincoln was born in in a log cabin in LaRue County, Kentucky. His family later moved to Indiana, then to Illinois. As a young man living in Decatur, Illinois, Abe Lincoln split rails to build a fence on his family’s farm. When he ran for president in , people called him “Abe Lincoln the Rail Splitter.”. "Ted Widmer's Lincoln On the Verge is an impressively vivid and intimate portrait of Abraham Lincoln on his historic train journey from Illinois to Washington D.C. (where he was sworn-in as America's 16th president). With a deft blend of textured storytelling and fresh research Widmer recounts the widespread uncertainty and fear that Released on: Ap

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • The Philadelphia Inquirer • The Christian Science Monitor • St. Louis Post-Dispatch. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE CHRISTOPHER AWARD Everyone wants to define the man who signed his name “A. Lincoln.” In his lifetime and ever since, friend and foe have taken it upon themselves to characterize Lincoln a/5. Lincoln had worked as a soldier, a postmaster, a surveyor, a tavern keeper, and a rail splitter before pursuing law and politics, and the nickname capitalized on his humble beginnings. The sobriquet caught on at the national convention at Chicago, spread quickly over .


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L. G. Ferris of Abraham Lincoln as a young man at work splitting rails for a fence. Curatorship of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection is a joint venture between the Indiana State.Knowledge Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the United States largely because he was a rail-splitter.

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