Essay about The Civil War Was Just Ended

725 Words Nov 17th, 2015 3 Pages
The Civil War had just ended. Everyone was in a joyful bliss in the north, including the president, Abraham Lincoln. He had succeeded in winning this war and working on putting the country back together. There was just one problem; not all of the north had supporters that backed Lincoln’s choices. A handful of these oppositions, one in particular, would lead to Lincoln’s downfall. However, history has moved on from this moment in time and over the decades, firsthand accounts have different versions of how everything played out on that fateful night and the twelve days after. Nevertheless, this story always has the same plot, characters, and ending that unfortunately cannot be changed. Lincoln was an extraordinary man, although some would argue different words concerning his name. But, as the decades and century have passed, many people have looked into if Lincoln might have had physic powers. The biggest reasoning behind this is what he told his former law partner, bodyguard, and long time friend, Ward Hill Lamon of the dream he had prior to his assassination, stating:
About ten days ago, I retired very late. I had been up waiting for important dispatches from the front. I could not have been long in bed when I fell into a slumber, for I was weary. I soon began to dream. There seemed to be a death-like stillness about me. Then I heard subdued sobs, as if a number of people were weeping. I thought I left my bed and wandered downstairs. There the silence was broken by the…

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