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link_to_lincoln [2016/11/01 18:46]
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 +By Hillary Delaney
   
 As every Kentuckian knows, Abraham Lincoln belongs to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. ​ Indiana and Illinois would like to claim him, but the 16th President’s birthplace was in the bluegrass. ​ Beyond his childhood roots, Kentucky’s place in Lincoln’s daily thoughts, however may have been limited to our pivotal position in the Civil War, and his effort to keep the Union intact. ​ During the war, Lincoln was quoted as saying, “I’d like to have God on my side, but I must have Kentucky.” As every Kentuckian knows, Abraham Lincoln belongs to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. ​ Indiana and Illinois would like to claim him, but the 16th President’s birthplace was in the bluegrass. ​ Beyond his childhood roots, Kentucky’s place in Lincoln’s daily thoughts, however may have been limited to our pivotal position in the Civil War, and his effort to keep the Union intact. ​ During the war, Lincoln was quoted as saying, “I’d like to have God on my side, but I must have Kentucky.”
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