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Lincoln, an illustrated life and legacy /

Schwartz, Thomas F.
Item ID:
New York, NY : Fall River Press, c2009.
2009 ed.
9781435115927; 1435115929
Call Number:
E457.92 .S39 2009
Physical Description:
61 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 29 cm. + 15 facsims.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Sources.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Pictorial works.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources.
Contains 15 removable replicas of letters, maps, and historic documents in 4 envelopes.; This book contains rare, removable facsimile documents of historic importance.---on the front cover.; Includes bibliographical references (p. 60) and index.; Lincoln's ancestors -- Lincoln's childhood -- Lincoln the young man -- Political stirrings -- Family life -- Lincoln the lawyer -- Congressman Lincoln -- The crisis of the 1850s -- The birth of the Republican Party -- Debates -- the 1860 election -- From secession to Fort Sumter -- The first years of the Civil War -- Life in the White House -- Republican Congress -- The war and slavery -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- Lincoln's faith -- The Civil War -- The Gettysburg Address -- The Civil War on the home front -- The election of 1864 -- The rise and fall of the Confederacy -- Richmond falls -- The Thirteenth Amendment -- Lincoln and reconstruction -- Sic Semper Tyrannus -- Lincoln's last hours and funeral -- Lincoln's legacy.; Traces Lincoln's life, from his humble beginnings to his first tentative steps into politics and his ground-breaking Emancipation Proclamation, and shows how his leadership allowed the Union to win the Civil War.
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Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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