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Lincoln of Kentucky

by Lowell H. Harrison

Lincoln of Kentucky Synopsis

Lincoln is reputed to have said, 'I hope to have God on my side, but I must have Kentucky', acknowledging Kentucky's importance as the bellwether of the four loyal slave states and its significant role in the Union victory. Instead of providing readers with the typical biography, Lowell H. Harrison takes Lincoln's history one step further in Lincoln of Kentucky , analyzing the president's personal ties to his home state and the role that it played during the Civil War.

Lincoln of Kentucky Press Reviews

Lincoln of Kentucky achieves its objective by providing an Interesting and highly readable account of the relationships between Lincoln, Kentucky, and the Kentuckians in an attractive volume that readers will enjoy. Indiana Magazine of History For aficionados of Lincoln, Kentucky history, or the Civil War, Lincoln of Kentucky is a worthy addition. Kentucky Monthly

Book Information

ISBN: 9780813192437
Publication date: 16th September 2009
Author: Lowell H. Harrison
Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 312 pages
Categories: Biography: historical, political & military, History of the Americas, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900,

About Lowell H. Harrison

Lowell H. Harrison, professor emeritus of history at Western Kentucky University, is the author of several books, including The Civil War in Kentucky and George Rogers Clark and the War in the West, and editor of Kentucky's Governors. He is coauthor of A New History of Kentucky.

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