Lincoln's Last Months
Harvard University Press, Feb 16, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 303 pages
Lincoln Prize winner William C. Harris turns to the last months of Abraham Lincoln's life in an attempt to penetrate this central figure of the Civil War, and arguably America's greatest president. Beginning with the presidential campaign of 1864 and ending with his shocking assassination, Lincoln's ability to master the daunting affairs of state during the final nine months of his life proved critical to his apotheosis as savior and saint of the nation.
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In this almost elegiac study, Harris follows Lincoln from his reelection in 1864 through the defeat of the Confederacy to his assassination. He finds a man who is humbled by the awesome tasks ... Read full review