Life of Abraham Lincoln
Beautifully written in 1865 by a political contemporary, this is one of the greatest and most sensitive works of nineteenth-century American biographic literature. It contains Lincoln's most masterful speeches and writings, along with a contemporary, detailed exposition of Lincoln's views--and his political and military decisions--that held the Union together during the American Civil War. For years (and still today) it was and is an original source of information on Lincoln's life and work, masterfully woven together by Joseph Barrett.
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Ancestry of Abraham Lincoln Their residence in Pennsylvania
of the Supreme Court Lincoln Declines Further Service in the Legislature
Congress The Constitutional Amendment prohibiting Slavery Its Defeat
The Presidential Canvass of 1864 concluded Spirit of the Opposition The
First Attack on Fort Fisher Success of the Second Expedition Fort Fisher