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Abraham Lincoln, Volume II by John T. Morse

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[Illustration: Stephen A. Douglas]

American Statesmen

STANDARD LIBRARY EDITION

[Illustration: _The Home of Abraham Lincoln_]

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN

BY

JOHN T. MORSE, JR.

IN TWO VOLUMES

VOL. II.

1899

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CONTENTS

I. EMANCIPATION AND POLITICS II. THE SECOND ACT OF THE MCCLELLAN DRAMA III. THE THIRD AND CLOSING ACT OF THE MCCLELLAN DRAMA IV. THE AUTUMN ELECTIONS OF 1862, AND THE PROCLAMATION OF EMANCIPATION V. BATTLES AND SIEGES: DECEMBER, 1862-DECEMBER, 1863 VI. SUNDRIES VII. THE TURN OF THE TIDE VIII. RECONSTRUCTION IX. RENOMINATION X. MILITARY SUCCESSES, AND THE REELECTION OF THE PRESIDENT XI. THE END COMES INTO SIGHT: THE SECOND INAUGURATION XII. EMANCIPATION COMPLETED XIII. THE FALL OF RICHMOND, AND THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

INDEX

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ILLUSTRATIONS

STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS

From a photograph by Brady in the Library of the State Department at Washington.

Autograph from the Chamberlain collection, Boston Public Library.

The vignette of Mr. Lincoln's home, corner Eighth and Jackson streets, Springfield, Ill., is from a photograph.

SIMON CAMERON

From a photograph by Mr. Le Rue Lemer, Harrisburg, Pa.

Autograph from the Chamberlain collection, Boston Public Library.

LINCOLN SUBMITTING THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION TO HIS CABINET

From the painting by Carpenter in the Capitol at Washington.

ISAAC N. ARNOLD

From a photograph by Brady in the Library of the State Department at Washington.

Autograph from one furnished by his daughter, Mrs. Mary A. Scudder, Chicago, Ill.

MONTGOMERY BLAIR

From a photograph by Brady in the Library of the State Department at Washington.

Autograph from the Chamberlain collection, Boston Public Library.

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN


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