Carl Sandburg(1878-1967)
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Timeline of Carl Sandburg's Life

1878
Sandburg is born in Galesburg, Illinois
1892
Ends his public education in 8th grade so he can begin working.
1896
Makes his first trip to Chicago at the age of 18.
1897
Joins the military for the Spanish - American War. Sees no action.
1899
Invited to West Point. Fails entrance exams and studies at Lombard College instead.
1902
Jailed in PA for not being able to pay his train fare.
1914
Wins Levinson Prize
1916
Publishes Chicago Poems
1918
Becomes spondent during WWI
1928
Moves to Michigan
1936
Publishes his most popular book, The People, Yes
1939
Wins Pulitzer Prize for Abraham Lincoln: The War Years.
1943
Moves to North Carolina
1948
Publishes his only novel, Remembrance Rock
1953
Publishes Always the Young Strangers, the autobiography of his first 20 years.
1963
Publishes his last book of poetry, Honey and Salt.
1967
Sandburg dies at age 89.
~Work Cited~
Carl Sandburg's Biography." Carl Sandburg Chicago Poems. Andyy Barr Productions, Sept. 1998. Web. 2 Mar. 2010.TY
"Timeline of Sandburg's Life." University of Michigan. Web. 05 Mar. 2010. http://www.umich.edu/~eng217/student_projects/bigshoulders/timeline.html.