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For much of the civil war, mr lincoln juggled conflicting pressures and politicians on the issue of slavery but the movement toward emancipation of all black. Michael burlingame lincoln and the civil war carbondale: southern illinois university press, 2011 pp 165 is there really anything new to say about abraham lincoln. Journey through the life of abraham lincoln, the 16th us president, on biographycom learn more about his roles in the civil war and the great emancipation.
Abraham lincoln: abraham lincoln, 16th us president (1861–65), who preserved the union during the civil war and brought about the emancipation of the slaves.