Abraham Lincoln was born on Feb. 12, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky. His parents were conceived in Virginia. His mother preceding him in death at the age of 10.
While growing up Lincoln worked on a farm. He became a very skilled gentlemen and gained a handful of knowledge working on the farm.
During Lincoln's lifetime he has accomplished a lot of achievements. He became the captain in the Black Hawk War, he was elected president in the presidential election of 1860, he gained his status throughout the North and the South from the Lincoln-Douglass debate, he made the republican party stronger and he also was re elected in 1864.
Unfortantely, Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington by John Wilkes Boots. He left many loved ones behind his wife and four children. He will not be forgotten.