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 American Civil War Politics (Unmoderated)    
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Michigan Dave
Muskegon, Michigan, MI, USA
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Allen Pinkerton helps foil a assassination attempt on Lincoln 1861 !
Posted on: 11/20/2017 9:53:07 PM
Sadly Abraham Lincoln was Assassinated at the end of the Civil War, but not many talk of the almost successful plot before he was even swore in as President! Imagine if he had been many historians feel that the political mood in Washington of allowing the South to go their own way peacefully may have occurred!?

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Allen Pinkerton learning of it was able to change Abe's Train trip to get him secretly & safely to the Whitehouse where he was able to become the President who saved the Union!

Watch this 38 minute documentary on it then comment on it!? What say you?

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What if Lincoln had been assassinated in Baltimore before he took office!?
We might be 2 countries now??
Regards,
Dave

BTW For his aid Lincoln was to make Pinkerton essentially America's 1 Secret Service Agent!?



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Michigan Dave
Muskegon, Michigan, MI, USA
top 5
E-9 Cmd Sgt Major


Posts: 2960

Re: Allen Pinkerton helps foil a assassination attempt on Lincoln 1861 !
Posted on: 11/21/2017 9:19:29 AM
Noted History Writer Daniel Stashower, authored a great read on the subject, "The hour of peril!

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any comments?
MD
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"The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract."

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