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" He says he has not since had any success in life which gave him so much satisfaction. "
The early life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 138
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1920 - 345 pages
...Abraham joined a volunteer company, and, to his own surprise, was elected captain of it. He says be has not since had any success in life which gave him so much satisfaction. He went to the campaign, served near three months, met the ordinary hardships of such an expedition,...
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Selections from the Works of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1921 - 262 pages
...broke out. Abraham joined a volunteer company, and, to his own surprise, was elected captain of it. He says he has not since had any success in life which gave him so much satisfaction. He went to the campaign, iserved near three months, met the ordinary hardships of such an expedition,...
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The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln

Michael Burlingame - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 380 pages
...thought himself unqualified for the office, he delighted in the honor and accepted. He wrote in 1860, "He has not since had any success in life which gave him so much satisfaction."22 In another autobiographical sketch, Lincoln called his election as captain of a militia...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Volumes 1 & 2 in One Book

Ida M. Tarbel - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 572 pages
...for captain. When the order was given, three-fourths of the men gathered around Lincoln. In Lincoln's third-person autobiography he says he was elected...coarsest texture. Flint-lock rifles were the usual arm, though here and there a man had a Cramer. Over the shoulder of each was slung a powder-horn. The...
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Lincoln on Lincoln

Paul M. Zall - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 216 pages
...1832 broke out. A. joined a volunteer company, and to his own surprize, was elected captain of it. He says he has not since had any success in life which gave him so much satisfaction. Before being elected captain he had announced in the Sangamon Journal, 15 March, that he was running...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2001 - 843 pages
The most comprehensive and readable one-volume collection of Lincoln's writings ever published. -David Herbert Donald.
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In Lincoln's Footsteps: A Historical Guide to the Lincoln Sites in Illinois ...

Don Davenport - History - 2002 - 221 pages
...Lincoln company captain. Years later Lincoln wrote that he was "surprised" at the election and had "not since had any success in life which gave him so much satisfaction." At Beardstown, Lincoln's company became part of a mounted brigade, then moved to the mouth of the Rock...
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Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President

Allen C. Guelzo - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 516 pages
...captain of the New Salem company. Thirty years and numerous elections later, Lincoln recalled that "he has not since had any success in life, which gave him so much satisfaction." Even more important for the sake of his political advancement, Captain Lincoln was thrown together...
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Lincoln on Democracy

Abraham Lincoln, G. S. Boritt - History - 2004 - 416 pages
...Hawk War, and "to his own surprise" is elected captain of his volunteer company, later writing that he "has not since had any success in life which gave him so much satisfaction." Recalling his wartime service, he will later joke that he fought "a good many bloody battles with the...
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The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln

C.A. Tripp - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 384 pages
...his safety.) Lincoln always seemed to revel in his Black Hawk War days, and decades later was to say: "[H]e has not since had any success in life which gave him so much satisfaction."29 But just how much satisfaction was Lincoln able to enjoy from the rest of that eventful,...
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