Lincoln’s first inaugural


Cogan Station

Abraham Lincoln’s first inaugural is overshadowed by his second, but there is a phrase in his first that has relevance today.

“The Union is perpetually confirmed by the history of the Union itself.”

Take heart friends. The Republic is strong, and stronger than any secular institution in human history.

Despite our setbacks, we learn, we grow and slowly, steadily — over generations — will form a “More Perfect Union.”


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