The presidency of Abraham Lincoln began on March 4, 1861, and ended with
Lincoln's death by assassination on April 15, 1865, one month into his second
term. This article details President Lincol...
The Civil War Trust's biography page for President Abraham Lincoln.
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, guided his country ....
Thereafter, Lincoln took a less direct role in military planning, but his interest ...
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was the sixteenth president of the United States
during one of the most consequential periods in American history, the Civil War.
For much of the Civil War, Mr. Lincoln juggled conflicting pressures and
politicians on the issue of slavery. ... and the manifold temptations that beset
moral heroes, Abraham Lincoln, the President ..... “It has hardly a role that he had
Abraham Lincoln is remembered for his vital role as the leader in preserving the
Union during the Civil War and beginning the process (Emancipation ...
Commander in Chief During Civil War ... As the war was ending, Lincoln became
the first U.S. president to be assassinated. ... 1838, and 1840; among his
accomplishments was a major role in getting the state capital moved to
Abraham Lincoln warned the South in his Inaugural Address: In your hands, my
... role pictorial images played in establishing the document in public memory.
When the American Civil War began, president Abraham Lincoln was far less
prepared for the task of commander in chief than his Southern adversary.
On March 4, 1865, Abraham Lincoln took the oath of office for the second time.
The setting itself reflected how much had changed in the past four years.