Monthly Archives: August 2014

“It is my desire to be free”

Source:¬†http://blogs.archives.gov/prologue/wp-content/uploads/Annie-Davis-letter.jpg Recently, Brooks Simpson over at Crossroads has made a series of highly worthwhile posts on the historical controversy about¬†whether Abraham Lincoln, in August 1864, with the war going poorly and facing the distinct possibility of not being re-elected in … Continue reading

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