The Backwoods Boy or The Boyhood and Manhood of Abraham Lincoln
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The Backwoods Boy or The Boyhood and Manhood of Abraham Lincoln

By Horatio Alger Jr.
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  • T h e B a c k wo o d s B o y OR THE BOYHOOD AND MANHOOD OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
  • THE BACKWOODS BOY.
    • CHAPTER I. THE LOG-CABIN.
    • CHAPTER II. THE NEW MOTHER.
    • CHAPTER III. ABE AND HIS FAMILY.
    • CHAPTER IV. ABE’S SCHOOLING.
    • CHAPTER V. ABE AND HIS NEIGHBORS.
    • CHAPTER VI. A RIVER TRIP.
    • CHAPTER VII. LINCOLN AS A CLERK
    • CHAPTER VIII. IN THE BLACK HAWK CAMPAIGN.
    • CHAPTER IX. IN THE LEGISLATURE.
    • CHAPTER X. A CASE IN COURT
    • CHAPTER XI. MR. LINCOLN FORMS TWO PARTNERSHIPS
    • CHAPTER XII. THE LAWYER IN HIS OFFICE AND AT HOME.
    • CHAPTER XIII. THE RAIL-SPLITTER ENTERS CONGRESS.
    • CHAPTER XIV. THE FIRST SPEECH IN CONGRESS.
    • CHAPTER XV. MR. LINCOLN’S FAMILY.
    • CHAPTER XVI. THE SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN.
    • CHAPTER XVII. THE TWO GIANTS.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. ILLINOIS DECLARES FOR THE RAIL-SPLITTER.
      • TWO RAILS
    • CHAPTER XIX. NOMINATED FOR PRESIDENT.
    • CHAPTER XX. FAREWELL TO SPRINGFIELD.
    • CHAPTER XXI. A VISIT TO MR. LINCOLN.
    • CHAPTER XXII. THE INAUGURATION.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. THE WAR BEGINS.
      • THE VOICE OF THE NORTH.
      • THE VOICE OF THE SOUTH.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. MR. LINCOLN IN THE WHITE HOUSE.
    • CHAPTER XXV. MR. LINCOLN AND THE LITTLE BOY—A GROUP OF ANECDOTES.
    • CHAPTER XXVI. MR. LINCOLN’S HUMANITY.
      • Another Case.
    • CHAPTER XXVII. ANECDOTES OF MR. LINCOLN.
      • The President and the Paymaster.
      • The Interviewer.
      • How Mr. Lincoln secured a Ride.
      • The President’s Influence.
      • The German Lieutenant.
      • A Pass for Richmond.
      • Mr. Lincoln and the Preacher.
      • Mr. Lincoln and his Advisers.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII. PRESIDENT LINCOLN AS A RELIGIOUS MAN.
    • CHAPTER XXIX. EMANCIPATING THE SLAVES.
    • CHAPTER XXX. ELECTED FOR A SECOND TERM.
    • CHAPTER XXXI. THE SPEECH AT GETTYSBURG.
    • CHAPTER XXXII. THE CURTAIN FALLS.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII. MR. HERNDON’S ESTIMATE OF MR. LINCOLN.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV. MR. LINCOLN’S FAVORITE POEM.
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