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Lincoln in his own time : a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates

Author: Abraham Lincoln; Harold K Bush
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2011.
Series: Writers in their own time (University of Iowa Press)
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More than any other American before or since, Abraham Lincoln had a way with words that has shaped our national idea of ourselves. Actively disliked and even vilified by many Americans for the vast majority of his career, this most studied, most storied, and most documented leader still stirs up controversy. Showing not only the development of a powerful mind but the ways in which our sixteenth president was  Read more...
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Bush, Harold K.
Lincoln in His Own Time : a Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews and Memoirs by Family, Friends and Associates.
Iowa : University of Iowa Press, ©2011
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Lincoln; Harold K Bush
ISBN: 9781609380458 1609380452
OCLC Number: 773567032
Description: 1 online resource (297 pages).
Contents: Introduction: remembering Lincoln --
Chronology --
[Autobiographical statement, 1858] --
[Statement to William Herndon, after 1865?] --
"Conversation with Hon. S.T. Logan at Springfield" (1875) --
"My childhood home I see again" (1846) --
From Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln (1884) --
From The life of Abraham Lincoln (1860) --
From "Eulogy for Henry Clay" (1852) --
From Herndon's Lincoln (1889) --
From The real Lincoln (1922) --
[Autobiographical statement, 1859] --
[Autobiographical statement, 1860] --
"Chiefly about war matters" (1862) --
"Extracts from an unpublished manuscript" [1860s?] --
From Behind the scenes (1868) --
[Sketch on the funeral for Willie Lincoln, 1862] --
"Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln" (1895) --
"Lincoln's colonial scheme" (1862) --
From They knew Lincoln (1942) --
"Army memories of Lincoln: a chaplain's reminiscences" (1913) --
[Three Civil War letters of consolation,1861-1864] --
"Lincoln's vigil" (1895) --
From Lincoln at Gettysburg (1906) --
"Abraham Lincoln" (1864) --
From "Abraham Lincoln" (1865) --
[Excerpts from Letters about her husband,1865-1873] --
"Dreams and presentiments" (1895) --
"A theatrical manager's reminiscences" (1895) --
From The great funeral oration on Abraham Lincoln (1865) --
From "Abraham Lincoln" (1865) --
From "Death of Abraham Lincoln" (1879) --
"Lincoln's imagination" (1879) --
From "Abraham Lincoln: a speech" (1865) --
"Lincoln's philosophy of life" (1886) --
From "Abraham Lincoln" (1895) --
From Abraham Lincoln: the evolution of his literary style (1900) --
"A Lincoln memorial" (1907) --
"Lincoln as an orator" (1909) --
From "My tribute to the Great Emancipator" (1909) --
"The supreme vision of Abraham Lincoln" (1909) --
From "Abraham Lincoln: an appreciation" (1913).
Series Title: Writers in their own time (University of Iowa Press)
Responsibility: edited by Harold K. Bush, Jr.

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More than any other American before or since, Abraham Lincoln had a way with words that has shaped our national idea of ourselves. Actively disliked and even vilified by many Americans for the vast majority of his career, this most studied, most storied, and most documented leader still stirs up controversy. Showing not only the development of a powerful mind but the ways in which our sixteenth president was perceived by equally brilliant American minds of a decidedly literary and political bent, Harold K. Bush's Lincoln in His Own Time provides some of the most significant contemporary.

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