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William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 395 13 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 214 4 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 79 3 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 74 22 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 55 45 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 31 1 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 31 3 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 25 3 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 23 3 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 16 4 Browse Search
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ville, Illinois. He obtained employment at first as clerk to an auctioneer, and afterwards taught a school, still devoting his leisure to the study of law. He was admitted to the bar in 1834, and rose rapidly in his profession, being elected Attorney General of the State before he was twenty-two years of age. In 1835 he was elected a member of the House of Representatives, and at the expiration of his term was appointed by President Van Buren, in 1837, Register of the Land Office at Springfield, Illinois.--In 1840, he was elected Secretary of State of Illinois, and the following year Judge of the Supreme Court. Notwithstanding his robust appearance, he seems never to have possessed a strong physical organization, and resigned his judgeship, after occupying it for two years, in consequence of ill health. From this period his first prominence in national polities may be said to date. He was again elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1843, and continued a member o
Affairs at Cairo. --Intelligence from Cairo, through the medium of Northern papers, to June 2. A telegraphic dispatch of that state says: There is nothing authentic in relation to a movement down the river from this point, built is certain that the force here is to be considerably increased. Two additional regiments have been ordered here in addition to a regiment organized in this Congressional district. Another company of Illinois artillery, now Springfield, is under marching orders, and will move in a day or two. The Government has chartered the big wharf steamer that lies here. It is capable of conveying several thousand troops and stores. It is understatement that the Government has charged twenty five rivers steamer at St, Louis.