By Abraham Lincoln
Original 12 months of publication: 1989
Abraham Lincoln used to be the best author of the Civil battle in addition to its maximum political chief. His transparent, attractive, and every now and then uncompromisingly serious language without end formed the nation’s knowing of its so much negative clash. This quantity, in addition to its spouse, Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1832–1858, contains the main entire choice ever released. Over 550 speeches, messages, proclamations, letters, and different writings—including the Inaugural and Gettysburg addresses and the relocating condolence letter to Mrs. Bixby—record the phrases and deeds with which Lincoln defended, preserved, and redefined the Union.
Don E. Fehrenbacher (1920–1997), quantity editor, used to be professor of heritage at Stanford college. He was once the writer of a number of books, together with Prelude to Greatness: Lincoln within the 1850’s, The Dred Scott Case: Its importance in American legislation and Politics, and Lincoln in textual content and Context.
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