Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States of America. The man's incredible leadership helped lead the nation through the Civil War and kept the Union together, defeating the Confederates in 1865. Mr. Lincoln was born in a log cabin on a farm in Hardin County, Kentucky on February 12, 1809. His father grew up on the Kentucky frontier after his parents migrated from Virginia and became a moderately successful carpenter and farmer. He bought a farm near Elizabeth town in 1803. A few years later, he got engaged and married to Lincoln's mother Nancy Hanks, There is little historical resources about the history of her parents so her background is very obscure. President Lincoln achieved major goals during his presidency which made him one of the most popular US president in American history. Because of this immense popularity, you can get President Lincoln costumes for kids and adult men for Halloween, President's Day and other occasions. Here is a sample of costumes available on the market today:
A biography of President Lincoln for children.