After Words with James Swanson
In a continuation of his book, Manhunt, Lincoln historian James Swanson presents the chase for Confederate President Jefferson Davis at the end of the Civil War and the 13-day funeral train that took President Lincoln’s body home to Springfield, Illinois. He discussed these historic events with fellow Lincoln scholar Edna Greene Medford of Howard University. close
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Edna Greene Medford Member (Former) Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Commission->Advisory Committee
James L. Swanson Member (Former) Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Commission->Advisory Committee
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