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10730876_10152787021917389_7622411070089256164_n.jpg (771×960) 150 years ago today: President Lincoln meets with abolitionist Sojourner Truth at the White House. During their meeting, Lincoln showed Truth the Bible presented to him by a committee of African-Americans representing the black community of Baltimore.

10628247_10152716963926469_5611894570589540246_n.jpg (265×400) The Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum welcomes author Todd Brewster on Oct. 14 to discuss Abraham Lincoln's morally correct but politically risky decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.

from Task & Purpose

Abraham Lincoln’s Speech To The 166th Ohio Regiment Shows His Admiration For The Common Soldier

Abraham Lincoln and George B. McClellan in the general's tent at Antietam, Maryland, Oct. 3, 1862.

11391492_862328090522252_3420494413179843345_n.jpg (396×640) Abraham Lincoln with Col Alexander S. Webb, Chief of Staff, 5th Corps, Gen George B. McClellan, photo by Alexander Gardner, Oct 3, 1862

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The Super Cute Story Behind Abraham Lincoln's Beard

Oct. 15, 1860: Grace Bedell, age 11, tells Abraham Lincoln to “let your whiskers grow”