BECK index



Baker, Jean H., Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography. New York, 1987.

Beveridge, Albert J., Abraham Lincoln 1809-1858, 4 volumes. Boston, 1928.

Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, A, Volume 6 ed. James D. Richardson. 1897.

DeRosa, Marshall L., The Politics of Dissolution: The Quest for a National Identity & the American Civil War. New Brunswick, 1998.

DiLorenzo, Thomas, The Real Lincoln. Roseville, 2002.

Donald, David Herbert, Lincoln. New York, 1995.

Douglass, The Life and Times of Frederick. New York, 1892.

Douglass, The Life and Writings of Frederick, Volume 3 The Civil War 1861-1865 ed. Philip S. Foner. New York, 1952.

Farber, Daniel, Lincoln’s Constitution. Chicago, 2003.

Fleischner, Jennifer, Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckley. New York, 2003.

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

Goodwin, Doris Kearns, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. New York, 2005.

Grant, Ulysses S., Memoirs and Selected Letters. New York, 1990.

Gray, Wood, The Hidden Civil War: The Story of the Copperheads. New York, 1942.

Grimsley, Mark, The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865. Cambridge, 1995.

Guelzo, Allen C., Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America. New York, 2008.

Harris, William C., Lincoln’s Rise to the Presidency. Lawrence, 2007.

Hendrick, Burton J., Lincoln’s War Cabinet. Garden City, 1946.

Herndon’s Life of Lincoln. Greenwich, 1961.

Holland, Frederic May, Frederick Douglass: The Colored Orator. Toronto, 1891.

Holland, J. G., The Life of Lincoln. Springfield, 1866.

Klingaman, William K., Abraham Lincoln and the Road to Emancipation 1861-1865. New York, 2001.

Lincoln, The Collected Works of Abraham, 9 volumes ed. Roy P. Basler. New Brunswick, 1953.

Lincoln, Recollected Words of Abraham ed. Don E. and Virginia Fehrenbacher. Stanford, 1996.

McClintock, Russell, Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession. Chapel Hill, 2008.

McFeely, William S., Grant: A Biography. New York, 1981.

Miller, William Lee, Lincoln’s Virtues: An Ethical Biography. New York, 2002.

Miller, William Lee, President Lincoln: The Duty of a Statesman. New York, 2008.

Mitgang, Herbert, Abraham Lincoln: A Press Portrait. New York, 2000.

Neely, Mark E., The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties. New York, 1991.

Nicolay, John G. and John Hay, Abraham Lincoln: A History, 10 volumes. New York, 1890.

Niven, John, Salmon P. Chase: A Biography. New York, 1995.

Packard, Jerrold M., The Lincolns in the White House. New York, 2005.

Perret, Geoffrey, Lincoln’s War: The Untold Story of America’s Greatest President as Command in Chief. New York, New York, 2004.

Randall, J. G., Lincoln the President, 4 volumes. New York, 1945, 1952, 1955.

Randall, Ruth Painter, Mary Lincoln: Biography of a Marriage. Boston, 1953.

Riddle, Donald W., Congressman Abraham Lincoln. Urbana, 1957.

Ross, Ishbel, Presidents’ Wife: Mary Todd Lincoln, The. New York, 1973.

Sandburg, Carl, Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years, 2 volumes. New York, 1926.

Sandburg, Carl, Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, 4 volumes. New York, 1939.

Shenk, Joshua Wolf, Lincoln’s Melancholy. Boston, 2005.

Southern Pamphlets on Secession: November 1860-April 1861 ed. Jon L. Wakelyn. Chapel Hill, 1996.

Steiner, Mark E., An Honest Calling: The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln. Dekalb, 2006.

Tarbell, Ida M., The Life of Abraham Lincoln, 4 volumes. New York, 1900.

Tripp, C. A., The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln. New York, 2005.

Turner, Justin G. and Linda Levitt Turner, Mary Todd Lincoln: Her Life and Letters. New York, 1972.

Wilson, Douglas L., Honor’s Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln. New York, 1998.

Wilson, Douglas L., Lincoln’s Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words. New York, 2006.

Wright, William C., The Secession Movement in the Middle Atlantic States. Rutherford, 1973.


Learning Politics and Law
In Congress and Out
Debating Douglas
Becoming President
Civil War Begins
Proclaiming Emancipation
War by Conscription
Getting Re-elected
Victory and Death

How Lincoln Could Have Prevented Civil War
Lincoln Chronology

BECK index