Abraham Lincoln eBook

George Haven Putnam
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 516 pages of information about Abraham Lincoln.

        Aug.  Second Battle of Bull
          Run.

Sept.  Antietam.  Proclamation
of emancipation.

Nov.  McClellan removed.

Dec.  Fredericksburg. 
Murfreesborough.

1863.  Mar. 1.  Conscription Act. 1863.  Revolution in Poland. 
Maximilian proclaimed Emperor
of Mexico.

May.  Chancellorsville. 
Jackson killed.

July.  Gettysburg, Vicksburg. 
New York riots.

Sept.  Chickamauga.

Nov.  Gettysburg speech. 
Chattanooga.

 1864.  May.  Beginning of Grant’s 1864.  Prussia and Austria invade
          and Sherman’s great Denmark.
          campaigns.

1864.  June.  Cold Harbour. 
Baltimore Convention.

July.  Early’s raid reaches
Washington.

Aug.  Mobile.  Chicago
Convention.

Sept.  Sherman at Atlanta. 
Sheridan in Shenandoah
Valley.

Nov.  Lincoln re-elected
President.

Dec.  Nashville.  Sherman
at Savannah.

1865.  Jan.  Congress passes 13th
Amendment.

        Feb.  Further progress of
          Sherman and Sheridan.

        Mar. 4.  Second inauguration
          of Lincoln.

        Ap. 2-9.  Richmond falls,
          and Lee surrenders.

Ap. 14-15.  Lincoln
assassinated and dies.

Dec. 13.  Amendment
ratified.

1866.   Atlantic cable               1866.   Atlantic cable successfully
successfully laid.                  laid.

War between Austria and
Prussia.

1867.  British North America Act. 
Slave children emancipated
in Brazil. 
Fall and execution of
Maximilian in Mexico.

1868.   Rise of acute disorder in    1868.   Mikado resumes
“reconstructed” South.              government in Japan.
1870.   Amendment securing negro     1870.   Papal infallibility.
suffrage.                          Franco-German War.

1872. Alabama arbitration with 1872. Alabama arbitration with
Great Britain.  U. S. A.
Responsible Government in
Cape Colony.

1876.  Admitted failure of
Reconstruction.  Election
of Hayes.

1877.  Federal troops withdrawn
from South.

1878.  Slavery abolished in Cuba
(last of Spanish Colonies).

INDEX

Abolition and Abolitionists:  Early movement dies down, 36-9; rise of later movement, 50-2; persecuted, 51, 76; Lincoln’s attitude, 76, 101, 116, 126-7, 151; their position in view of civil war, 172. See Slavery and Garrison.

Adams, Charles Francis:  236, 262, 264, 328.

Adams, John:  37, 236.

Adams, John Quincy:  47, 51, 115, 314, 388.

Aesop:  10.

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