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It was as if Lincoln disappeared so Americans could focus unhindered upon his transcendent truths. Second Inaugural Address (1865) President Abraham Lincoln had every reason to be hopeful as Inauguration Day, March 4, 1865, approached. After four years of war, the Confederacy was splintered if not yet shattered. Yet apprehension intruded upon this hopeful spirit. Rumors flew about the capital that desperate Confederates, realizing that defeat was imminent, would attempt to abduct or assassinate the president.

He showed similar, and proper, impatience with generals who were too timid to follow up battlefield victories decisively. Unfortunately for the North, every army commander in the war’s first three years displayed this shortcoming. Lincoln also faced an internal challenge to his commander-in-chief authority. Today, of course, the principle of absolute civilian control over the military is universally accepted. It had not been when Lincoln took office. Since the nation’s founding it had been acceptable for army commanders to pass judgment on political questions — a brand of insubordination that was comparatively harmless during the war with Mexico, but that could threaten the fabric of the nation in a struggle for national survival as did the Civil War.

DJ;HD;JH;IEKH9;I =EL;HDC;DJ Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission ^jjf0%%mmm$b_dYebdX_Y[dj[dd_Wb$]el Abraham Lincoln Papers Library of Congress The complete Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 20,000 documents, organized into three “General Correspondence” series that include incoming and outgoing correspondence and enclosures, drafts of speeches, and notes and printed material. Most of the 20,000 items are from the 1850s through Lincoln’s presidential years, 1860-1965.

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