Lincoln's New Salem, by Benjamin P. Thomas; drawings by Romaine Proctor from photographs by the Herbert Georg studio, Springfield.
Thomas, Benjamin Platt, 1902-1956.
  • Abell, Mrs. Bennett, 80, 84.
  • Albany, 74.
  • Allen, Dr. John, settles in New Salem, 6; graduate of Dart|mouth, 6, 29; reformer, 25; or|ganizes Temperance Society, 31-32; organizes Sunday School, 32; strict Sabbatarian, 32-34; re|ligious gatherings at house of, 35; moves to Petersburg, 37; sues Hill, 94; site of house lo|cated, 104; house rebuilt, 103, 105; mentioned, 24, 68.
  • Allen, Col. Robert, 86.
  • Alley, Nelson, operates tavern, 12; bondsman for Lincoln, 64; signs note with Lincoln, 70; sued on note, 71-72.
  • Anderson, 2nd Lieut. Robert, 56.
  • Armstrong, Frances Green, 109.
  • Armstrong, Hannah, 46, 69, 80, 94.
  • Armstrong, Hugh, 54.
  • Armstrong, John (Jack), fights Ferguson, 26; wrestles with Lin|coln, 44-46; in Black Hawk War, 54; mentioned, 42, 96, 109.
  • Armstrong, Pleasant, 54.
  • Armstrong, Rhoda, 7.
  • Armstrong, William (Duff), 94.
  • Armstrong family, 7, 25, 46.
  • Athens, 7, 37, 64.
  • Atterbury, Bluford, 93-94.