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  • Abusing Lincolns Legacy
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    Abusing Lincoln's Legacy

    Panelists talked about the use, and abuse, of Lincoln’s legacy in today’s Washington. This event was co-sponsored by Ford’s Theatre and was part of the “Understanding Lincoln” online course…

  • Emancipation and the Civil War
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    Emancipation and the Civil War

    President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago on September 22nd, 1862. It ordered the emancipation of all slaves in any Confederate state that did not return…

  • Lincoln and the Fort Sumter Crisis
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    Lincoln and the Fort Sumter Crisis

    When Abraham Lincoln took office in 1861, he admitted that he knew “little about ships.” Yet the first military crisis he faced prior to the start of the Civil War occurred in the Charleston Harbor at…

  • Abraham Lincoln Panel
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    Abraham Lincoln Panel

    Authors talked about their books relating to Abraham Lincoln. After the presentations, they responded to questions by members of the audience. Professor Joseph Glatthaar moderated. Jean Baker is the…

  • Lincoln 200th Birthday Dinner
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    Lincoln 200th Birthday Dinner

    The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia held their Bicentennial Birthday Celebration for President Abraham Lincoln at the Willard Hotel. The main speaker was Craig Symonds, the author…

  • Lincoln and His Admirals
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    Lincoln and His Admirals

    Mr. Symonds talked about the U.S. Navy’s role in the Civil War. Mr. Symonds is also the author of the book, Stonewall of the West, published by University Press of Kansas.