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Document Details


Title: Letter from Abraham Lincoln to James C. Conkling, August 26, 1863
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1569-D071
Original Language: English
Time span: 1863
Speaker: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 12-Feb-1809
Speaker place of birth: Hardin County, KY; Kentucky; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Lawyer; Politician; U.S. President; U.S. Representative
Age at speaking: 54
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 26-Aug-1863
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; African-Americans; Constitution; Emancipation; Ethnic groups; Military; Military recruitment; Negotiations; Peace; Political meetings; Politics; Southern sympathizers; War
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1569-D071-2105