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A body of mythology has continued to exist about the life and character of Abraham Lincoln that is unsurpassed by any other figure in U.S. History. Some of its elements are examined briefly here in an article titled: "The Americam Myth," which is part of a larger study on the life of Mr. Lincoln.

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~cap/lincoln/mythtxt.htm

Those with a completely positive view of Mr. Lincoln might prefer to read LINCOLN IN AMERICAN MEMORY by Merrill D. Peterson, published by Oxford Press in 1995. It is Peterson who came up with the five elements of Lincoln mythology, and they are discussed in greater detail.

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