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Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. The authors begin the story as Lincoln enters his second term in office. The Civil War has gone on for four long years, taking a great toll on the president as well as the rest of the country.

Lincoln is a humble man who enjoys his family, good books, and communing with his constituents. Lincoln is a tall, robust man at the beginning of the story yet the war begins to deteriorate his well-being, causing him to become gaunt, exhausted, underweight, and melancholy. Lincoln is known to suffer from depression, insomnia, and is at the mercy of nightmares and prophetic dreams. In fact, Lincoln has dreams about his assassination but refuses to believe that any American has the malice or intention of killing their leader.

Lincoln is married to Mary Todd Lincoln, a woman that is...

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