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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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The two Abrahams. It appears, from Yankee correspondents, that "Abraham" is the popular name for the picaninnies in the contraband camps. The negro mothers delight in bestowing that name upon their "fine little boys," and Yankee scribes delight in recording such a compliment. It is unfortunate enough to be a free negro, but to be christened Abraham Lincoln is adding insult to injury. There have been two Abrahams, however, in the history of the world, and though it was not intended to honor the first by the application of the name to the little darkies aforesaid, we must be permitted to believe that he was a good deal more worthy the compliment than his name-sake at Washington. No two men ever lived as little like each other in character and conduct as these two Abrahams.--Let us see. The Abraham at Washington is confessed by his own countrymen to be a vulgar buffoon and joker, destitute of the dignity, the courtesy, and every other quality of a gentleman. The patria
five others, who fell from the raft and were drowned. The National Intelligencer has been sold, and Colonel Seaton continues with it. John F. Coyle, A. G. Allen and William R. Snow are the purchasers. Its present politics are to be maintained and a Sunday edition issued. Colonel Henry G. Thomas, Nineteenth United States colored troops, has been appointed a brigadier-general for "conspicuous gallantry before Petersburg." General Thomas is a captain of the Eleventh (regulars). Lincoln has remitted the sentence of the court martial upon Acting Rear-Admiral Wilkes to a period of one year from its date, the sentence having suspended him three years from the service. General McCallum, superintendent of military railroads, has sent officers and a working party to take charge of the rolling stock and railroads out of Savannah and run them. Rev. J. Packard, formerly pastor of Christ Church, Washington, and R. W. Wheat, also of that city, have been sent South by order