|←Author Index: Li||Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson, succeeding James Buchanan; succeeded by Johnson. Whig House Representative from Illinois (1847 - 1849). Illinois militia (1832)
16th President of the United States (1861 – 1865), with Hannibal Hamlin (1861 - 1865) and |
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State of the Union addresses
- First State of the Union address (3 December 1861)
- Second State of the Union address (1 December 1862)
- Third State of the Union address (8 December 1863)
- Fourth State of the Union address (6 December 1864)
- Executive Orders
- Order to Suspend Habeas Corpus, April 27, 1861
- Order to Suspend Habeas Corpus, July 2, 1861
- Amnesty to Political or State Prisoners (February 14, 1862)
- Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation (September 22, 1862)
- Proclamation Suspending Habeas Corpus (September 24, 1862)
- Final Emancipation Proclamation (January 1, 1863)
- The Emancipation Proclamation (1863)
- Proclamation Suspending Habeas Corpus (September 15, 1863)
- Proclamation of Amnesty (December 8, 1863)
- Proclamation Declaring Martial Law and a Further Suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus in Kentucky (July 5, 1864)
- Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 3
- "I Am Humble Abraham Lincoln"
- The Improvement of Sangamon River
- In Favor of Equal Suffrage and Public Improvements
- Perils of Mobocracy
- The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions, known as The Lyceum Address (January 27, 1838)
- Injustice the Foundation of Slavery
- Against the Sale of State Lands at a Low Price
- The Home Market and Other Advantages of a Protective Tariff
- "Spot Resolutions" on Mexican War
- In Favor of Internal Improvements
- Eulogy of Henry Clay
- The Lincoln–Douglas debates of 1858
- Cooper Union Speech (page)
- Farewell Address (1861) (page)
- House Divided Speech (June 16, 1858)
- Gettysburg Address (November 19, 1863)
- Final public address (April 11, 1865) (page)
- The Bear Hunt, poem
- Address before the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society (page)
- Speeches to Ohio Regiments (page)
- Remarkable Case of Arrest for Murder, short story
- Letter to Carl Schurz (June 18, 1860)
- Letter to Carl Schurz (November 10, 1862)
- Letter to Carl Schurz (November 24, 1862)
- Letter to A. G. Hodges (April 4, 1864)
- Letter to Mrs. Bixby (November 21, 1864; a current belief is that this was written by his secretary, John Hay)
Works about Lincoln
- The Death of Lincoln, poem by William Bryant
- "The Quakers are Out" by John Greenleaf Whittier about Lincoln's 1860 Presidential campaign
- "Abraham Lincoln: A Horatian Ode," 1865 poem by Richard Henry Stoddard
- "For the Services in Memory of Abraham Lincoln" by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1865)
- "O Captain! My Captain!" by Walt Whitman (1865)
- The Life of Abraham Lincoln (1866), by Josiah Gilbert Holland
- Oration in Memory of Abraham Lincoln (1876) by Frederick Douglass
- “Lincoln, Abraham” by Rossiter Johnson in The American Cyclopædia, 1879.
- “Abraham Lincoln” by John G. Nicolay in Encyclopædia Britannica (9th ed.), 1882.
- The Life of Abraham Lincoln (1885), by Isaac N. Arnold
- Abraham Lincoln: An Essay by Carl Schurz (1891)
- Abraham Lincoln, a poem (1895) by Lyman Whitney Allen
- “The Story of Abraham Lincoln” from Four Great Americans by James Baldwin (1897)
- William Peterfield Trent, “Lincoln, Abraham,” The New International Encyclopædia. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1905.
- The Perfect Tribute (1906) by Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews
- “Lincoln, Abraham” in The Nuttall Encyclopædia by James Wood, London: Frederick Warne and Co., Ltd., 1907.
- Tolstoy on Lincoln, by Leo Tolstoy as told to Count S. Stakelberg, 1909
- “Lincoln, Abraham” by John George Nicolay and Charles Crawford Whinery in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
- Abraham Lincoln: A Story and a Play by Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade (1914)
- “Abraham Lincoln” by John Hay in The Presidents of the United States, 1789-1914, 1914.
- Eleanor Atkinson, “Lincoln, Abraham,” The New Student's Reference Work, Chicago: F.E. Compton and Co., 1914.
- “Lincoln, Abraham” by Daniel Fish in The Encyclopedia Americana. New York, 1920.
- “Lincoln, Abraham,” Collier's New Encyclopedia. New York: P.F. Collier & Son Co., 1921.
Letters to Lincoln
- Letter from Carl Schurz (May 22, 1860)
- Letter from Carl Schurz (November 8, 1862)
- Letter from Carl Schurz (November 20, 1862)
- Elder Letter to President Lincoln (1864)
Letters of Condolence to his family