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Lincoln and Leadership: Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making

Randall M. Miller

Abstract

This book of original essays on “Lincoln and Leadership,” by leading Lincoln and Civil War scholars, explores Lincoln’s understandings and uses of leadership during the Civil War. The essays focus especially on Lincoln as Commander in Chief and war president, as party leader, and as moral guide by looking at his talents and practices in decision-making in critical moments of his presidency. They assess the myths of Lincoln by examining his ability to understand and direct military strategy, communicate with military men, shape public opinion, manage party affairs, move himself and the nation t ... More

Keywords: Lincoln presidency, Commander in Chief, Civil War, Republican Party, Emancipation, Second Inaugural Address, Presidential leadership, Elections, African American soldiers, The Union

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780823243440
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823243440.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Randall M. Miller, editor
St. Joseph's University

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