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Abraham Lincoln and the times that tried his soul

Emil Ludwig

Abraham Lincoln and the times that tried his soul

by Emil Ludwig

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Published by Fawcett in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Emil Ludwig ; Translated by Eden and Cedar Paul.
    SeriesPremier book -- D34
    The Physical Object
    Pagination284 p.
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22265367M

      The Emancipation Memorial in Washington, D.C.—a statue erected in , funded by money donated by former slaves, and designed and commissioned by whites—features Abraham Lincoln towering over.   The premise of the book is like many that give rise to historical fiction: intriguing and a little shaky. The prolific Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer believes that the President did visit the Oak.

    Abraham Lincoln (/ ˈ l ɪ ŋ k ən /; Febru – Ap ) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from to Lincoln led the nation through its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis in the American Civil succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal government.   This friendship goes back to Lincoln’s early days as a scrappy young lawyer. After being admitted to the bar in , he hopped around and finally landed in Springfield, Illinois in the law.

      Ma In , U.S. President Abraham Lincoln wrote a scathing letter to his top Union general, who had squandered a chance to end the Civil War.   Widmer, now an acclaimed historian, is author of the new book, Lincoln on the Verge: Thirteen Days to Washington—an account of how Abraham Lincoln tried to unify the country in the days before his inauguration. For Biden to achieve something similar, Widmer thinks Americans need to hear the words of a specific kind of person: a healer.


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