Interesting link Hammer pointed to.
It is Let's put Myths to rest.
You will never be remembered as anything near President Lincoln.
Your place in history will be as a marxist/socialist. You will be remembered as the one who shook hands and rubbed elbows with despotic dictators and thugs that are pushing socialism.
So look at President Lincoln all you want. When you take your place in History it will be with the likes of President Hoover and President Carter.