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Lincoln In The White House

by Robert Manns

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Writers Club Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7580263M
ISBN 100595745164
ISBN 109780595745166

I’ve often said that Abraham Lincoln is the most well-traveled ghost in history (I wrote an entire book about the hauntings associated with his life!) but there is no doubt that few presidents left the sort of mark on the White House that Abraham Lincoln did.   Directed by William C. McGann. With Frank McGlynn Sr., Dickie Moore, John Harron, Raymond Brown. This short chronicles Abraham Lincoln's presidency from his inauguration through delivery of the Gettysburg Address/10(7).

While Robert Lincoln was often away at Harvard University for many months during the Lincoln administration, his brief visits to see his family in Washington, D.C., at both the White House and their nearby summer retreat, the Soldiers’ Home, provide insight into the domestic life of the Lincoln family and the coming-of-age of the president’s oldest son, born in Lincoln's White House The People's House in Wartime (Book): Conroy, James B.: Co-winner of the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Lincoln's White House is the first book devoted to capturing the look, feel, and smell of the executive mansion from Lincoln's inauguration in to his assassination in James Conroy brings to life the people who knew it, from .

  From slavery to the White House In her riveting memoir, Elizabeth Keckley (–) takes us behind the scenes of her amazing story, set against some of the most dramatic elements of American ing the arc of Keckley’s eventful life, which began in slavery and saw her become dressmaker to the First Lady, her book’s unique vantage point 4/4(1).   Trump relishes role as White House tour guide President Trump presents the fast food offered to the Clemson Tigers at the White House on Jan. He later gave many players an impromptu tour of Author: Josh Dawsey.


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Lincoln’s White House is the first book devoted to capturing the look, feel, and smell of the executive mansion from Lincoln’s inauguration in to his assassination in James Conroy brings to life the people who knew it, from servants to cabinet secretaries/5(40). The Washington Post Book World From the day of his inauguration, Abraham Lincoln was confronted with a nation divided by a savage conflict but within the White House walls, Lincoln 's family was as divided as the nation he led.4/5.

If you have an interest in what life in Lincoln's White House was like during the Civil War, James B. Conroy's book is the definitive word.

Using over two hundred primary and secondary sources, he weaves a fascinating behind-the-scenes story of the lives of Abraham Lincoln, his family, his staff and visitors in the Executive Mansion/5.

Murder in the Lincoln White House (Lincoln's White House Mystery #1), Murder in the Oval Library (Lincoln's White House Mystery #2), and Murder at the C Author: C.

Gleason. In this historical-mystery-fiction novel, Murder in the Lincoln White House by C. Gleason, gives us the first installment of the Lincoln's White House Mystery series. As far as first in a series books goes, Lincoln In The White House book is a whopper of one/5.

“History, mystery, and a little romance combine with a diverse cast of characters to start the new Lincoln’s White House Mystery series that’s difficult to put down. Right from the beginning, readers are seamlessly immersed into Lincoln’s inaugural ball and then peer over Adam Quinn’s shoulder at a shocking murder/5(32).

Lincoln's White House Mystery (2 Book Murder in the Lincoln White House Murder in the Oval Library (Lincoln's Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, /5(37).

The White House's most famous alleged apparition is that of Abraham Lincoln. One of Mumler's most famous photographs apparently shows Mary Todd Lincoln with the "ghost" of her husband, Abraham reported: or Although the White House address is now Pennsylvania Avenue, it was not until a decade after President Lincoln took office that the number was added to the address.

President Lincoln himself spoke of his tenure at the presidential mansion in a speech to One Hundred Sixty-sixth Ohio Regiment on August The White House was always more to the Lincolns than a family home, of course.

It simultaneously served as a seven-days-per-week presidential office, a military hub, a magnet for tourists and favor-seekers, and at times, even a funeral chapel. When the Lincoln's young family friend, Colonel Ephraim Elmer Ellsworth.

With Lincoln in the White House: Letters, Memoranda, and other Writings of John G. Nicolay, Paperback – February 7, by Professor Emeritus Michael Burlingame (Editor)/5(6).

However, most of the book centers around Mary Todd Lincoln during and after her years in the White House. This firsthand This book is an American treasure Published init was written by Elizabeth Keckley, a former slave who bought her own freedom and eventually became Mary Todd Lincoln's dressmaker and confidante/5.

Rae Katherine Eighmey writes in “Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen” that Mrs. Lincoln asked one of the White House cooks if she knew how to prepare “chicken fricassee with gravy and biscuits to Author: Sarah Pruitt.

In the spring of Abraham Lincoln, his wife Mary, and their sons moved to Washington to take up residence in the White House. Mary Lincoln, who was already gaining a reputation for acquiring fine dresses, was looking for a new dressmaker in Washington.

The wife of an Army officer recommended Keckley to Mary Lincoln. With Lincoln in the White House: Letters, Memoranda, and other Writings of John G.

Nicolay,   Publisher Description From the day of Abraham Lincoln's inauguration, a nation divided by savage conflict confronted the new president. But what many don't know was that within the White House's walls, the Lincoln's family would soon find itself suffering turmoil mirroring that of the nation he led.5/5(1).

Here also are absorbing details of life in the Lincoln White House, as well as an insider's perspective on the men who made Civil War politics and the women who influenced them.

A touching and revelatory work, filled with incisive social commentary, this inspiring narrative by an admirable woman will be an important addition to the libraries of /5(2).

Lacking charm, Nicolay became known at the White House as the “ bulldog in the ante-room” with a disposition “ sour and crusty.” California journalist Noah Brooks deemed Nicolay a “ grim Cerberus of Teutonic descent who guards Pages:   Editorial Reviews.

Praise for C.M. Gleason’s Murder in the Lincoln White House: “History, mystery, and a little romance combine with a diverse cast of characters to start the new Lincoln’s White House Mystery series that’s difficult to put down!/5(4). Abraham Lincoln assumed the office of president of the United States on March 4,an innovative period for photography.

He was the first president to be photographed extensively and is thought to have sat for as many as thirty-six photographers on sixty-six occasions. 1 His White House. MURDER IN THE LINCOLN WHITE HOUSE.

by C.M. Gleason. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. The first major task for a jack-of-all-trades assistant to President Abraham Lincoln is to solve a murder with the utmost discretion.

Each week, our editors select the one author and. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Inside Lincoln's White House: The Complete Civil War Diary of John Hay by Michael Burlingame at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be : Southern Illinois University Press. In the early s, First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln–who believed strongly in the occult, and reportedly held séances in the White House to commune with the spirits of her dead sons–told friends.