Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Our Lincoln

The Lincoln program on "Nat Geo" last night covered the way Lincoln managed his public image.  

Here is our Lincoln:

The program also explored how he personally commanded troops in the field.  It brought to mind this from J.B. Corey's memoir:

J.B. Corey, 1860:

Remembering the newspaper editor's introduction to his memoirs:
More from the editors in Corey's own introduction:
Continued here:

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