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Abraham Lincoln"s contemporaries

Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection

Abraham Lincoln"s contemporaries

Eugenia Jones Hunt

by Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contemporaries

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    Open LibraryOL25522726M
    OCLC/WorldCa840504753

    Lincoln's skepticism or Infidelity, to me who knew him intimately from till the time of his death, is a monstrous fiction -- a shocking perversion. Miner's family has passed the keepsake down from generation to generation and recently donated the Bible for the public to see. Previous scholars, he rightly points out, downplay or ignore Lincoln's commitment to colonizing blacks outside the country, a position he inherited from his political hero, Henry Clay, and advocated publicly for almost his entire political career. From the gilded saloon, to the bier and the shroud Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud!

    As Bross approached, Lincoln noticed him and said, "I'm not very well. William Eleazar Barton quotes this version in The Soul of Abraham Lincolnbut further writes: This incident must have appeared in print immediately after Lincoln's death, for I find it quoted in memorial addresses of May, By the end of the war Lincoln for the first time called publicly for limited black suffrage in the postwar South. It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces; but let us judge not that we be not judged.

    Among those severely afflicted were Lincoln's friends the Rutledges. Douglas stood five feet four inches, a foot shorter than Lincoln, and seemed packed with charisma. But for someone seeking an ideal introduction to Abraham Lincoln or a fluid narrative of his life from birth to death, I would look elsewhere. The unavoidable answer is: both. He was elected to a term in the United States Congress. The same theological allegory was to be prominent in Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address in March Both [North and South] read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes His aid against the other.


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These principles are an eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely, as slavery extension brings them, shocks, and throes, and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.

Miner's family has passed the keepsake down from generation to generation and recently donated the Bible for the public to see. Miner was also one of the ministers who officiated at the burial of Abraham Lincoln.

Cartwright closed in. In addition to masterful writing for everything from orders to his generals and condolences to the aggrieved Mrs. Lincoln, Baker discounts historic criticism of the marriage.

If, then, I was guilty of such conduct, I should blame no man who should condemn me for it; but I do blame those, whoever they may be, who falsely put such a charge in circulation against me.

On February 27 more than 1, people filed into the Great Hall. Historians suggest that this may have been the most difficult personal crisis in Lincoln's life.

Most basically, "clinical depression" means it was serious, no mere case of the blues. She may have enlisted people such as Rev. Credit for emancipation should go not to Lincoln but to abolitionists like Wendell Phillips and to Radical Republicans in Congress, who in pushed through the Second Confiscation Act, freeing slaves of owners who supported the Confederacy.

Yes, I do love Jesus. He was a noble man- a good great man for all this. The physical contrast between the two men underlined their temperamental differences. His language seemed not that of an inquirer, but of one who had a prior settled belief in the fundamental doctrines of the Christian religion.

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But, when I went to Gettysburg and looked upon the graves of our dead heroes who had fallen in defense of their country, I then and there consecrated myself to Christ. Even early on in his career, Lincoln received death threats from pro-slavery southerners, and Mary Todd was labeled a traitor to her southern Kentucky roots.

Lincoln: A Biography. Chesson said that Tripp's work was significant, commenting that "any open-minded reader who has reached this point may well have a reasonable doubt about the nature of Lincoln's sexuality".

He put in Abraham Lincolns contemporaries book category what he called the methodologically flawed but widely appropriated case against the "gay Lincoln thesis" by David Herbert Donald in his book, We Are Lincoln Men.

William Barton, Lincoln likely had written an essay something of this character, but it was not likely that it was burned in such a manner.

In a written statement to Herndon, James W. After the funeral, he attempted a return to his routine but was unable.

Still, the effect was profound and long-lasting. However, in earlyhe inexplicably broke off their engagement. Through its earliest pages, and not infrequently throughout, it resembles a political and philosophical treatise rather than a biography.

I've resolved the deed to do, And this the place to do it: This heart I'll rush a dagger through Though I in hell should rue it! July 31, No sane man ever uttered such folly, and no sane man will ever believe it. But the depressed subjects saw things differently.

From the gilded saloon, to the bier and the shroud Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud! Then, he called for all those who wished to go to hell to stand.

However some accounts of Lincoln's contemporaries suggest that he had a strong but controlled passion for women. Around the time of her burial a rainstorm, accompanied by unseasonable cold, shoved him over.ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A LEGACY OF FREEDOM 3 considers the obstacles the president had to overcome in developing an effective Union army and a cadre of generals to command it.

Finally, diplomatic historian Howard Jones, in “Lincoln as Diplomat,” describes the international pitfalls that Lincoln as a war president needed to navigate and how he did it. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Ida M. Tarbell traces the generations from Samuel to Abraham Lincoln, offering rich details of character and circumstance and showing that the president's ancestors were not precisely as his detractors painted them.

She takes Abraham Lincoln from the cabin of his birth to the White House, where he is introduced to a nation in crisis.5/5(1).

Discount prices on books by Abraham Lincoln, including titles like The Lincoln-Douglas Debates (Dover Thrift Editions). Click here for the lowest price. Of the sixteen presidents whose biographies I've read so far, none have offered the variety of choices of Abraham Lincoln.

Of the dozen Lincoln biographies I read, two were Pulitzer Prize winners, one is the second best-read presidential biography of all time, and six held the distinction of being the definitive Lincoln biography at one time.

May 26,  · 1 thought on “ Best Books About Abraham Lincoln ” LoyaltyOfDogs February 7, at pm. Thanks for this list! Reading Donald’s book right now, and have a couple of the others on my “reading list,” but here are some others I was unaware of.