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Abraham Lincoln

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"'George Washington, The Founder Of American Independence, And Abraham Lincoln, The Liberator Of The Slave': The Founding Fathers And The Election Of 1864", Jeffrey Malanson Aug 2014

"'George Washington, The Founder Of American Independence, And Abraham Lincoln, The Liberator Of The Slave': The Founding Fathers And The Election Of 1864", Jeffrey Malanson

Jeffrey J. Malanson

No abstract provided.


The Many Faces Of Lincoln : Selected Articles From The Lincoln Herald, Charles Hubbard, Thomas Turner, Steven Rogstad Apr 2014

The Many Faces Of Lincoln : Selected Articles From The Lincoln Herald, Charles Hubbard, Thomas Turner, Steven Rogstad

Thomas R. Turner

The Many Faces of Lincoln is comprised of the best articles from the critically acclaimed journal, the Lincoln Herald, authored by a list of who's who among Lincoln historians. Each article includes an introduction written especially for the book.


Beware The People Weeping: Public Opinion And The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Turner Apr 2014

Beware The People Weeping: Public Opinion And The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Turner

Thomas R. Turner

No abstract provided.


The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Turner Apr 2014

The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Turner

Thomas R. Turner

This study strips away the myths and legends which have long surrounded the Lincoln assassination. As the author demonstrates, Booth was hardly a madman but rather a Southern patriot who believed that in killing Lincoln, he was removing a tyrant. While the assassin died in Garrett's barn (despite many unfounded claims to the contrary), new controversies were generated when his alleged co-conspirators were tried before a Military Commission. The cases of Mary Surratt and Samuel Mudd have created particular sympathy, although recent research indicates that they were both involved in attempts to capture Lincoln. The book concludes with an ...