Abraham Lincoln Facts: Interesting Facts About Abraham Lincoln

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Fun Facts About Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was seemingly obsessed with cats.

Lincoln’s pets included a dog, cats, rabbits and two goats.

Lincoln was a judge on the circuit court on Illinois.

Lincoln kept his important documents inside his hat.

Grave robbers attempted to steal Lincoln’s corpse.

Edwin Booth, John Wilkes Booth’s brother saved the life of Lincoln’s son on a train platform. This was few months before John Wilkes Booth assassinated Lincoln.

Lincoln who was commander in chief was keenly interested in artillery used by his Union troops in the Civil war and hence personally test fired rifles outside the white house.

Illinois may be known as the Land of the Lincoln but he didn’t move to Illinois until he was 21.

Lincoln liked to read the works of William Shakespeare.

Lincoln had a serious girlfriend named Mary. They broke up, and he later married a woman named Mary.