Holland's Life of Abraham Lincoln

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U of Nebraska Press, 1. jan. 1998 - 552 strani
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Soon after the assassination of President Lincoln in April 1865, newspaper editor Josiah Gilbert Holland traveled to Illinois to talk with people who had known Abraham Lincoln "back when." In 1866 Holland published the earliest full-scale life of the fallen leader. A great popular success, Holland's biography introduced American readers who were hungry for personal information about Lincoln's early life to some of the most famous and enduring Lincoln stories. From Holland the reader learned about Lincoln making restitution for a ruined book, the railsplitter earning his first silver dollar, the millhorse's kick to his head, the wrestling match with Jack Armstrong. Holland relayed homey stories about the young Illinois legislator and lawyer and poignant ones about the president during the dark days of the Civil War. Holland was one of the earliest biographers of Lincoln to insist that Lincoln had always opposed slavery and had planned consistently for emancipation. Most debatable, from the viewpoint of some later historians, Holland demonstrated that Lincoln was "eminently a Christian President." To understand the sixteenth president and the making of his public image, it is necessary to begin with Holland's Life of Abraham Lincoln. J. G. Holland (1819-1881) was editor-in-chief of the Springfield (Mass.) Republican and founder of Scribner's Monthly. Introducer Allen C. Guelzo is the author of The Crisis of the American Republic: A History of the Civil War and Reconstruction Era. He is Grace F. Kea Professor of American History and chair of the History Department at Eastern College in Pennsylvania.
 

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CHAPTER I
17
Lincolns early IndustryHis SchoolsSimplicity of Border LifeDeath of his Mother
27
CHAPTER III
64
Mr Lincoln becomes a Lawpartner of Major Stuart and removes to SpringfieldRe
72
CHAPTER VIII
87
The ProcessionReception of the President by the PeopleThe Inaugural Address
117
ORGANIZATION OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY
143
Mr Lincoln in the Winter of 18589 delivers a Lecture on the History of Inventions
158
CHAPTER XX
324
General McClellan and the Army of the PotomacBlockade of the PotomacOrder
358
CHAPTER XXI
387
succeeds General Hooker in CommandBattle of GettysburgThe Presidents
405
CHAPTER XXV
429
Capture of Mason and Slidell by Captain WilkesDifficulties with EnglandLetter
439
CHAPTER XXVI
457
CHAPTER XXVII
467

CHAPTER XII
179
State of the Country in 1860Southern Leaders Preparing for SecessionKnights of
216
CHAPTER XVI
232
CHAPTER XVII
249
pointment of General McClellan to the Command of the Army of the Potomac
305
Military Operations of 1864General Smiths Expedition from MemphisKilpatricks
492
CHAPTER XXIX
506
CHAPTER XXX
515
Index
545
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J. G. Holland (1819?1881) was editor-in-chief of the Springfield (Mass.) Republican and founder of Scribner?s Monthly. Introducer Allen C. Guelzo is the author of The Crisis of the American Republic: A History of the Civil War and Reconstruction Era. He is Grace F. Kea Professor of American History and chair of the History Department at Eastern College in Pennsylvania.

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