First among equals : Abraham Lincoln's reputation during his administration /

Drawing on a range of primary documents - speeches, newspaper accounts and editorials, private letters, and memoirs - Hans Trefousse gives the voices of Lincoln's own time. Politicians and ordinary people, soldiers and statesmen, abolitionists and slaveholders alike, give a chorus of American o...

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Author / Creator: Trefousse, Hans L. 1921-2010.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: New York : Fordham University Press, ©2005.
Series:UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Nomination and election, 1860-1861
  • The first year
  • The second year: sustaining popularity
  • Defeat and victory
  • Renomination and reelection
  • Triumph and assassination.