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William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 1,765 1 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 1,301 9 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 947 3 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 914 0 Browse Search
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House 776 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 495 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 485 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 456 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 410 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 405 1 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for Abraham Lincoln or search for Abraham Lincoln in all documents.

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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Why John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln. (search)
Why John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln. Committed the crime, not to aid the South, but to seek dds to this statement that by the shooting of Lincoln, Booth insanely imagined that he was ridding , while a recent Southern historian says: Abraham Lincoln was shot in a theatre at Washington on thad anything to do with the assassination of Mr. Lincoln. * * * John Wilkes Booth, who assassinatirit of revenge for the personal wrong that Mr. Lincoln had done in having Captain John Y. Beall, oeated as a prisoner of war. This promise of Mr. Lincoln's gave offense to Secretary Seward, who pered a conspiracy for the assassination of President Lincoln and Secretary Seward, and on the night o hanged, the plot was executed. Booth shot Mr. Lincoln at Ford's theatre, Washington, exclaiming: ndemned through the South as in the North. Mr. Lincoln was killed not by a citizen of the Confederanged man, to avenge the wrong he claimed had been suffered by his friend at Mr. Lincoln's hands. [3 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.45 (search)
station of this fair land. The election of Lincoln. In November, 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elAbraham Lincoln was elected President of the United States by a sectional vote and upon strictly sectional issues. The platform of his party, upon which Mr. Lincoln stood, asserted that the normal condition of all the tas the interpretation. The vote by which Mr. Lincoln was elected was a large minority of the pope rights and interests of another section? Mr. Lincoln had three competitors for the office of Preowing in proof of its correctness]: States.Lincoln's Majority over all Competitors.Electoral Votithdrawn in favor of a single one to oppose Mr. Lincoln, many persons who supported the latter woulr of fact, a fusion ticket in opposition to Mr. Lincoln was warmly supported in the State of New YoI maintain on the principles of 1776 that Abraham Lincoln has no right to a soldier in Fort Sumter.onnection upon the well-known expression of Mr. Lincoln in his speech at Gettysburg: A government o[5 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.53 (search)
od and put into practice in the Southern States. On the other hand, it is impossible to admit that Governor Allen should have brooded over such a scheme as I have stated had he not conceived at least the possibility of its adoption, and this points to the conclusion that the leading minds in the South were, to his knowledge, very far from identifying slavery, in the abstract, with the Confederate cause. In corroboration of this inference I would recall: 1. A proclamation of President Abraham Lincoln, issued at the beginning of the war. In it he tried to bribe the Southern States back into the Union by the promise of the maintenance of slavery, and failed. 2. A speech by President Jefferson Davis, delivered, I believe, in 1864, and at Alanta, Ga. In it he expressed the following sentiments (I quote from memory): There are some who talk of a return to the Union with slavery maintained, but who would thus sacrifice honor to interest. With this quotation I will close my narr
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
eli, 171. Bentonville, Battle of, 295. Berkeley, Colonel Edmund, 223. Bethel, Battle of, 289. Beverley, Road to, 10. Blockading, Confederate, insufficient, 111; private, 114. Bloody Angle, The, 200. Booth, J. W., Why he shot Lincoln, 99. Bragg, General Braxton, 127. Braxton's Battery, 240. Breast-plates in Federal Army, 221. Brown, Execution of John, 279. Buchanan, Admiral Franklin, 244. Buchanan, President Against Coercion, 31. Buell, General Don Carlots, 2, 134. Lee, Cazenove G., 46. Lee, General R. E., to the rear, 202, 212 imperishable glory of, 294, 336; his estimate of Jackson, 97. Lee, General Stephen D., 178, 310. Letcher, Governor John, 43. Lilley, General R. D., 91. Lincoln, 99; election of, 279; vote for, 280; his call for troops in 1861, 285, 371. Loehr, Charles T., 33. Louisiana, Purchase of, 18; its cession to France not proposed, 364. Lomax, General L. L., 235. McCabe, Captain W. Gordon, 42. McC