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Lincoln the Ranger Statue by Fred M. Torrey

Sculptor Fred M. Torrey also chose the Black Hawk War theme to depict Abraham Lincoln, and his statue was commissioned especially for the tomb.

During 1832 Lincoln served as captain of a company in the Illinois Militia for 30 days. After he was mustered out of service, he enlisted as a private in a company of independent rangers. His combined military service lasted about 80 days.

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