Series: Concise Lincoln Library

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Abraham and Mary Lincoln by Kenneth J. Winkle2011
Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley by Gregory A. Borchard2011
Lincoln And The Civil War by Michael Burlingame2011
Lincoln and the Election of 1860 by Michael S. Green2011
Lincoln and Medicine by Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein2012
Lincoln and Race by Richard Striner2012
Lincoln and the Constitution (Concise Lincoln Library) by Brian R. Dirck2012
Lincoln as Hero by Frank J. Williams2012
Lincoln and Reconstruction by John C. Rodrigue2013
Lincoln and the Military (Concise Lincoln Library) by John F. Marszalek2014
Lincoln and the War's End by John C. Waugh2014
Lincoln and Emancipation (Concise Lincoln Library) by Edna Greene Medford2015

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