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With Lincoln In the White House: Letters, Memoranda, and Other Writings of John G. Nicolay, 1860-1865

by Burlingame, Michael
Publisher: Southern Ilinois Univerisity Press
Retail Price: $39.95 hardcover
Issue: Summer 2001
ISBN: 080932332X

Days after Ford's Theatre, Lincoln's personal secretary John G. Nicolay confided to his fiancee that Lincoln's death was "a sign that Heaven deemed him worthy of martyrdon." That letter is amondg the nearly 300 collected here, along with other wartime accounts by Nicolay.

review of With Lincoln In the White House: Letters, Memoranda, and Other Writings of John G. Nicolay, 1860-1865, by Burlingame, Michael, Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2001).