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The life of abraham lincoln ward hill lamon (1828 - 1893) ward hill lamon's work is a study of the life of the 16th president of the united states of america from his childhood to the day of his first inauguration. Abraham lincoln (february 12 1809 - april 15 1865) was the 16th president of the united states he served as president from 1861 to 1865, during the american civil war just six days after most of the confederate forces had surrendered and the war was ending, john wilkes booth assassinated lincoln. As the 16th president of the united states, abraham lincoln guided the nation through the civil war and saw the abolition of slavery but lincoln was tragically the first president to be assassinated. Commentary and archival information about abraham lincoln from the new york times 16th president of the united states (1861-1865) a life in brief when abraham lincoln was elected.