He carried on despite generals who weren't ready to fight, assassination threats, bickering among his Cabinet members, huge loss of life on the battlefields, and opposition from groups such as the Copperheads. However, this rule did not apply in any of the Confederate states nor did it apply in the border states.
Reading material was in short supply in the Indiana wilderness. Addressing a crowd of around 15, people, Lincoln delivered his word speech at one of the bloodiest battlefields of the Civil War, the Gettysburg National Cemetery in Pennsylvania.
Though the two had different jurisprudent styles, they developed a close professional and personal relationship.
The states that it applied to were virtually slave free, since they were all members of the Union. Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation which began the process of freedom for America's slaves. He was born in a single-room log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky.
He moved to Indiana in and lived there the rest of his youth.
InLincoln ran for President of the United States. We honor Abraham Lincoln for his actions in preserving the Union and beginning the process of freedom for slaves.