The Life of Abraham Lincoln

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The Floating Press, Jun 1, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 277 pages
Despite the fact that Abraham Lincoln is widely regarded as one of the most historically significant figures in American politics, many details about his personal life remain shrouded in mystery. In this probing biography, author Henry Ketcham provides a detailed look at Lincoln's life and rise to prominence.
 

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Contents

Chapter XXII The Inauguration
189
Chapter XXIII Lincoln His Own President
198
Chapter XXIV Fort Sumter
207
Chapter XXV The Outburst of Patriotism
216
Chapter XXVI The War Here to Stay
225
Chapter XXVII The Darkest Hour of the War
233
Chapter XXVIII Lincoln and Fremont
240
Chapter XXIX Lincoln and Mcclellan
249

Chapter VIII Entering the Law
61
Chapter IX On the Circuit
70
Chapter X Social Life and Marriage
80
Chapter XI The Encroachments of Slavery
88
Chapter XII The Awakening of the Lion
95
Chapter XIII Two Things that Lincoln Missed
105
Chapter XIV The Birth of the Republican Party
112
Chapter XV The Battle of the Giants
119
Chapter XVI Growing Audacity of the Slave Power
129
Chapter XVII The Backwoodsman at the Center of Eastern Culture
136
Chapter XVIII The Nomination of 1860
144
Chapter XIX The Election
157
Chapter XX Four Long Months
168
Chapter XXI Journey to Washington
177
Chapter XXX Lincoln and Greeley
259
Chapter XXXI Emancipation
270
Chapter XXXII Discouragements
282
Chapter XXXIII New Hopes
291
Chapter XXXIV Lincoln and Grant
302
Chapter XXXV Literary Characteristics
315
Chapter XXXVI Second Election
324
Chapter XXXVII Close of the War
331
Chapter XXXVIII Assassination
340
Chapter XXXIX A Nations Sorrow
351
Chapter XL The Measure of a Man
361
Chapter XLI Testimonies
371
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