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A Rough Time of It: Lincoln

Harold H. Bruff

in Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The extraordinary strain of the Civil War led to many important presidential precedents. Abraham Lincoln transformed the presidency in many lasting ways. His overall constitutional theory that ... More


Noble Monuments

in War Stories: Suffering and Sacrifice in the Civil War North

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226108629
eISBN:
9780226108643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226108643.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines stories about the imagined beneficial impact of Northern voluntarism on warfare. It describes how Union volunteers discovered the depths of their patriotism and learned to ... More


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