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Important Political Leaders

Abraham Lincoln

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Assassination Account: 'What I saw on the night of April 14th, 1865'  
Assassination and Mary Surratt  
Assassination: A fresh look at the story  
Assassination: Anna Surratt was another Booth victim  
Assassination: Beating murder charges in Lincoln's slaying  
Assassination: Did cracked portrait negative foretell death?  
Assassination: Director of a secret service for Lincoln  
Assassination: Dispelling myths about how killers were treated  
Assassination: Dr. Mudd deserves to have his name cleared  
Assassination: Four swing from gallows for Lincoln's murder  
Assassination: He held the door as Lincoln was carried out  
Assassination: Lawyer disbarred after Surratt defense  
Assassination: Legislation would alter military conviction  
Assassination: Life of accomplice muddier than known  
Assassination: Most compelling evidence says Booth wasn't silent  
Assassination: Veteran records Lincoln's last night  
Assassination: Was Mary Surratt guilty or victim of kangaroo court?  
Civil rights: An early casualty  
Civil War's Effect on The Circus  
Clark Mills: Artist's monument to Lincoln undone  
David Herbert Donald: Lincoln historian cites influences  
Douglass and Lincoln: An alliance between two giants  
Douglass and Lincoln: An unusual friendship  
Douglass: Witness to Lincoln's conflicting sides  
Emancipation Act: Transformation of Conflict and Nation  
Exalted but still controversial Lincoln  
Final book on Lincoln not yet written  
Grant's progress a boon  
High-level rescue of diplomat in a fix  
Legacy of a Lincoln secretary  
Lincoln and 'Schindler's List': Both pushed the power of pardon  
Lincoln and Carpenter: An Artistic Six Months  
Lincoln and Cooper Union Speech: A Pivotal Moment  
Lincoln and Davis: Commanding differences between the two Presidents  
Lincoln and Gettysburg: The tall, angular man's `silly little speech'  
Lincoln and the incluence of the Declaration of Independence  
Lincoln and the South: A Salute Needed  
Lincoln defense of wife called resilient 'myth'  
Lincoln developed 'covert battlefield'  
Lincoln Diarist Remains a Mystery  
Lincoln finds a place of peace  
Lincoln finds summers of respite in rural area  
Lincoln presides over institution he abhors  
Lincoln Prize goes to Russell Weigley  
Lincoln Prize: British winner makes own history  
Lincoln Prize: Don Fehrenbacher wins $50,000  
Lincoln Prize: Douglas Wilson's book wins 1999 award  
Lincoln Prize: Harvard professor wins $40,000 award  
Lincoln Prize: Kansas professor wins award  
Lincoln Prize: McPherson wins 1998 award  
Lincoln really did sign up a recruit  
Lincoln still towers above other presidents  
Lincoln Theories: Did the South authorize an assisination attempt?  
Lincoln uses religion to advance war aims  
Lincoln was prepared for America's greatest conflict  
Lincoln's 1864 victory was closer than it looked  
Lincoln's 200th Birthday Anniversary: A contrarian view of the Great Emancipator  
Lincoln's ability to prevent Civil War  
Lincoln's Campaign Stunt cements rail-splitter personaility  
Lincoln's dark days brighten by toy store  
Lincoln's family among those split for battle  
Lincoln's great laws of truth, integrity  
Lincoln's History: The Abraham Lincoln Bookshop  
Lincoln's humor and Presidential power  
Lincoln's ideal of unity listed among the missing  
Lincoln's legacy goes beyond U.S. borders  
Lincoln's message as war drew near  
Lincoln's Navy Vital to Union: Part 1  
Lincoln's Navy Vital to Union: Part 2  
Lincoln's Opponents in 1860: Divided they fell  
Lincoln's Post-battle Orders Rewritten  
Lincoln's Rome Stone: Nearly Lost  
Lincoln's Unprecedented Exercise of Power  
Lincoln's visit to Antietam: Conflicting Stories  
Lincoln's warriors have roots in Hungary  
Lincoln-Douglas Re-enactments: 'Little Giant' crushes Lincoln on National TV  
Lincoln: 'Founding father' of modern America  
Lincoln: 'Founding father' of modern America - Part 2  
Lincoln: A long career ruled by honesty  
Lincoln: Is he to blame for Civl War?  
Mary and Varina: The War's two first ladies  
Mary and Varina: When the nation had two first ladies  
Peter Seaborg Award Given to "Confederate Tide Rising"  
Review: "Our American Cousin" remembers  
Review: "The Real Lincoln" no found  
Review: 'War power' presidency  
Review: A great study of 'Lincoln's Greatest Speech'  
Review: Author's baby-boomer bleating mars 'Lincoln's Elegy'  
Review: Davis feared industry's toll on grace, civility  
Review: Fresh look at assassination story  
Review: Journey into souls of two excellent men  
Review: Lincoln's Pre-Inaugural Crisis  
Seward outfoxed by Lincoln for the nomination  
Seward: Lincoln's steadfast secretary of state  
Soldier's membrance of Civil War and Lincoln  
Speech: 'Malice toward none; charity for all'  
Supreme Court makes secession a lost legal cause  
War marked start of the era of big government  
Ward Hill Lamon: Lincoln's friend and close aide  
    The Slavery Period

The American Revolution, Constitution and Founding
Fathers (1770-1820)

Jacksonian Democracy, Abolitionism and the Failure
of Unity (1820-1860)
    1861       1863        1865
1862       1864
    Abraham Lincoln
Other Unionists
Jefferson Davis
Other Confederates
    Ulysses S. Grant
Other Union Leaders

Robert E. Lee
Other Confederate Leaders
  Union Soldiers and Sailors
Confederate Soldiers and Sailors
Northern Civilians
Southern Civilians
  Slavery During the War
The Growth of Freedmen
The Emancipation Proclamation
United States Colored Troops
  The North
The South
From Slavery to Freedom
– and Back Again
  Washington, DC, Area During the War
Richmond During the War
The Medical Field During the War
Modern Events About the Civil War
Movies About the Civil War
Newspapers, Magazines, Books on the Civil War
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