Judging Lincoln / Frank J. Williams ; with a foreword by Harold Holzer ; and an epilogue by John Y. Simon

Author(s): Williams, Frank J
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Subjects: Political leadership--United States--History--19th century
Character
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2002
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xxiii, 202 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Foreword / Harold Holzer
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Abraham Lincoln, Our Ever-Present Contemporary 1
2. "A Matter of Profound Wonder": The Women in Lincoln's Life 17
3. Abraham Lincoln: Commander in Chief or "Attorney in Chief"? 34
4. Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties: The Corning Letter 60
5. Abraham Lincoln: The President and George Gordon Meade - An Evolving Commander in Chief 80
6. A View from the Field: The Soldiers' Vote for Abraham Lincoln's Reelection 93
7. The End of Slavery: Lincoln and the Thirteenth Amendment - What Did He Know and When He Did Know It? 128
8. Warrior, Communitarian, and Echo: The Leadership of Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill, and Franklin D. Roosevelt 146
9. Lincoln Collecting: What's Left? / Harold Holzer, Mark E. Neely, Jr. 163
Epilogue / John Y. Simon 179
Bibliography 183
Index 193
Notes: LCCN: 2002018758
ISBN: 0809323915 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-192) and index
OCLC Number: 48920757
ISBN/ISSN: 0809323915