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Abraham Lincoln

Anderson, David D. Abraham Lincoln. New York: Twayne Publishers Inc., 1970.

Angle, Paul M. The Lincoln Reader. News Bruswick: Rutgers University Press, 1947.

Angle, Paul M. The Lincoln Reader. Chicago: Rand McNally & Co., 1964.

Agar, Herbert. Makers Of History: Abraham Lincoln. Hamden, Conn: Archon Books, 1965.

Ballard, Colin R. The Military Genius of Abraham Lincoln. Cleveland: The World Publishing Co., 1965.

Barrett, Joseph H. Life of Abraham Lincoln. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole , 2006.

Baringer, William E. Lincoln Day by Day: A Chronology 1809-1865. Washington: Lincoln sesquicentennial Commission, 1960. [Vol. 1-2]

Bartlett, David W. Life and Public Services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln: With a Portrait on Steel to which added a Biographical Sketch of Hon. Hannibal Hamlin. Freeport: Books for Libraries, 1969.

Barton, William E. Lincoln at Gettysburg: What he intended to say; What he said; What he was reported to have said; What he wishes he had said. New York: Peter Smith, 1950.

Basler, Roy P. Lincoln. New York: Octagon Books, 1975.

Basler, Roy P. The Lincoln Legend: a Study in Changing Conceptions. New York: Octagon Books, 1969.

Bassett, Margaret. Abraham & Mary Todd Lincoln. Freeport, Maine: The Bond Wheelwright Co., 1973.

Belz, Herman. Abraham Lincoln, Constitutionalism, and Equal Rights in the Civil War Era. New York: Fordham University Press, 1998.

Bennett Jr., Lerone. Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln’s White Dream. Chicago; Johnson Publishing Co., 1999. (c2)

Braden, Waldo W. Abraham Lincoln: Public Speaker. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1988.

Contosta, David R. Rebel Giants: The Revolutionary Lives of Abraham Lincoln & Charles Darwin. New York: Prometheus Book, 2008.

Cox, Lawanda. Lincoln and Black Freedom: A Study in Presidential Leadership. Columbia: University of South Carolina, 1981. (c2)

Current, Richard N. The Lincoln Nobody Knows. West Port, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1980.

Davis, Michael. The Image of Lincoln in the South. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1971.

Donald, David Herbert. We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and his Friends. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Donald, David Herbert. Lincoln. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995 (c 2)

Donovan, Frank. Mr. Lincoln’s Proclamation: The Story of the Emancipation Proclamation. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1964.

Douglas, William. Mr. Lincoln & The Negroes: The Long Road to Equality. New York: Atheneum, 1966.

Duff, John J. A. Lincoln: Prairie Lawyer. New York: Bramhall House, 1948.

Farber, Daniel. Lincoln’s Constitution. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2003.

Fletcher, George P. Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Frank, John P. Lincoln as a Lawyer. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1961.

Garrison, Webb. The Lincoln No One Knows; The Mysterious Man Who Ran the Civil War. Nashville, Tenn: Rutledge Hill Press, 1993.

Guelzo, Allen C. Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President. Michigan: W.B. Eerdman Publishing Co., 1999.

Handlin, Oscar and Lilian. Abraham Lincoln and The Union. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1980.

Harkness, David J. and Mc Murtry Gerald G. Lincoln’s Favorite Poets. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee, 1959.

Harrison, Lowell H. Lincoln of Kentucky. Kentucky: The University of Press of Kentucky, 2000.

Hendrick, Burton J. Lincolns War Cabinet. Glouchester, Mass: Peter Smith, 1965.

Herndon, William H. and Weik, Jesse W. Herndon’s Life of Lincoln. Cleveland: The World Publishing Co., 1965.

Holzer, Harold. The Lincoln Anthology; Great Writers on His Life and Legacy from 1860 to Now. New York: Literary Classics of the United States Inc., 2009. (c 2)

Keckley, Elizabeth. Behind the Scenes: Thirty years and Four Years in the White House. New York: Arno Press and The New York Times, 1968.

Kigel, Richard. The Frontier Years of Abe Lincoln: In the words of his Friends and Family. New York: Walker & Co., 1986.

Kunhardt, Peter; Kunhardt III, Philip; Kunhardt Jr., Philip. Lincoln. New York: Portland House, 1992. (c 2)

Lincoln, Abraham. ABE Lincoln’s Legacy of Laughter: Humorous Stories by and about Abraham Lincoln. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2007. [edited by Zaul, Paul M.]

Lincoln, Abraham. The Abraham Lincoln Companion: A celebration of His Life and Times through a Selection of Remembrances, Poems, Songs, and Tributes by Relatives, Friends, Colleagues, and Citizens, including Important speeches and Writings by Lincoln, along with a chronology and contact Information for Relevant Organizations. Detroit: Omnigraphics 2008. [edited by Henderson, Helene]

Lincoln, Abraham. Lincoln’s Birthday: A Comprehensive view of Lincoln as given in the most note worth Essays, Orations and Poems, In Fiction and in Lincoln’s own writings. Miami, Florida: Granger Books, 1909. [reprinted 1976, edited by Robert Haven Schauffler]

Lincoln, Abraham. Abraham Lincoln: The Observations of John G. Nicolay and John Hay. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2007. [edited by Board of Michael Burlingame]

Lincoln, Abraham. Lincoln-Lore. Lincoln in the Popular Mind. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green University Popular Press, 1974. [edited Ray B. Browne]

Lincoln, Abraham. The Lincoln Laughing: Humorous Anecdotes from original sources by and about Abraham Lincoln. Berkeley: The Regents of the University of California Press, 1982. [edited by Zaul, P.M.]

Lincoln Herald. The Many Faces of Lincoln: Selected Articles from the Lincoln Herald. Illinois: Mayhaven Publishing, 1997.

Longford, Lord. Abraham Lincoln. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1975.

McClintock, Russell. Lincoln and The Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession. Monticello: The University of North Carolina, 2008.

McPherson, James M. Abraham Lincoln. New York: Oxford University Press Inc., 2009.

Neely Jr., Mark E. The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993.

Newman, Ralph Geoffrey. Abraham Lincoln: His Story in His Own Words. New York: Doubleday & Co. Inc., 1975.

New York Times. Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln as originally reported in The New York Times. New York: St. Martins Press, 2005. [edited by David Herbert Donald and Harold Holzer]

Nicolay, John G. and Hay, John. Abraham Lincoln: A History. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1966.

Oates, Stephen B. Abraham Lincoln: The Man Behind the Myths. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1984. (c2)

Oates, Stephen B. With Malice toward None: The Life of Abraham Lincoln. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1977. (c2)

Paludan, Phillip Shaw. The Presidency of Abraham Lincoln. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1994.

Pinsker, Mathew. Abraham Lincoln. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press A division of Congressional Quarterly Inc., 2002.

Randall, J.G. Lincoln The President: Springfield to Gettysburg. Glouchester, Mass: Peter Smith, 1976 [reprinted] (Vol. I-II) [original copy-Dodd, Mead & Co. Inc., 1945]

Randall, J.G. Mr. Lincoln. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1945.

Sandburg, Carl. Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years. New York: The Pictorial Review Co., 1925. [reprinted] Harcourt, Brace & Co. Inc, 1926. (c3)

Strozier, Charles B. Lincoln’s Quest For Union: Public and Private Meanings. New York: Basic Books Inc. Publishers, 1982. [reprinted] original copy University of Oklahoma Press, 1963.

Stoddard, William O. Dispatches from Lincoln’s White House: The Anonymous Civil War Journalism of Presidential Secretary William O. Stoddard. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2002. [edited by Michael Burlingame]

Strunsky, Rose. Abraham Lincoln. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1914.

Stephenson, Nathaniel W. Abraham Lincoln and The Union: A Chronicle of the Embattled North. Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Co., 1918.

Thomas, Benjamin P. Abraham Lincoln. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1952. (c2)

White Jr. Ronald L. A. Lincoln: A Biography. New York: Random House, 2009.

Williams, T. Harry. Lincoln and the Radicals. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1941. [reprinted in 1965]