Choosing Abe Lincoln Captain: And Other Stories (Classic Reprint)

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Choosing Abe Lincoln Captain: And Other Stories (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Choosing Abe Lincoln Captain: And Other StoriesAbe, but at that time he could hardly be said to have any other name than Abe 5 in fact he had emerged from clerking in that little corner grocery as Honest Abe. He was not only liked, but loved, in the rough fashion of the frontier by all who knew him. He was a good hand at gunning, fishing, racing, wrestling and other games he had a tall and strong figure and he seemed to have been as often reminded of a , wrestling and other games he had a tall and strong figure and he seemed to have been as often reminded of a little story in '32 as in '62. And the few men not won by these qualities, were won and held by his great common sense, which re strained him from excesses even in sports, and made him a safe friend.It is not singular therefore that though a stranger to many of the enlisted men, he should have had his warm friends who at once determined to make him captain.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more