This critical assessment of Lincoln includes the following chapters:
The Real Lincoln
Was Lincoln Heroic?
Was Lincoln a Christian?
Lincoln’s Jokes and Stories
Estimates of Lincoln Entertained by the Greatest Republicans of his Day and by the Greatest of his Associates in his Public Career
How Far Did the North and the West Approve the War and Emancipation?
The Issue Changed from Slavery to Saving the Union.
How Far Did the North and the West Approve Forcing Back the South Into the Union?
How did the North and the West Receive the Proclamation of Emancipation?
Lincoln’s Second Election and His Majority
What this Sketch Would Teach
Who Began the War?
Destruction of Private Property