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January 23, 1864
President Lincoln is unanimously recommended for renomination by the Union Central Committee of New York.

January 25, 1863
President Lincoln puts Major General Joseph Hooker in command of the Army of the Potomac.

January 27, 1838
Lincoln gives a now-famous speech at the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois.

Today in Lincoln's Life

Lincoln's Words
"The struggle of today, is not altogether for today -- it is for a vast future also. With a reliance on Providence, all the more firm and earnest, let us proceed in the great task which events have devolved upon us."
--Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861

Lincoln Events

  • January 22 Lincoln Lecture, Manchester, VT
  • January 24 Lincoln Lecture, Overland Park, KS
  • February 2 Book Discussion, Springfield, IL
  • February 3 Museum Tour, Chicago, IL
  • February 4 Open House, Redlands, CA
  • February 7 Book Discussion, Bloomington, IL
  • February 9 Lincoln Program, New York City
  • February 10 Birthday Dinner, Wilmington, DE
  • February 11 Birthday Events, Bloomington, IL
  • February 11 Collecting Lincoln Lecture, Bridgewater, MA
  • February 11-12 Birthday Events, Springfield, IL
  • February 12 Lincoln Lectures, Springfield, IL
  • February 12 Lincoln Day Events, Lincoln City, IN
  • February 12 Lincoln Dinner, Redlands, CA
  • February 12 Birthday Events, Kenosha, WI
  • February 12 Birthday Events, Jersey City, NJ
  • February 12 Lincoln Memorial Ceremony, Washington, DC
  • February 15 Lincoln Lecture, Washington, DC
  • February 16 Lincoln/Presidential Program, Washington, DC

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