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GEOFFREY PERRET is the award-winning author of Old Soldiers Never Die: The Life of Douglas MacArthur, Ulysses S. Grant: Soldier & President, Eisenhower, and, most recently, Jack: A Life Like No Other, a biography of John F. Kennedy. Perret was educated at Harvard and the University of California at Berkeley and served for three years in the U.S. Army. He has been a consultant on documentaries for PBS, C-Span, ABC, Fox News, and the History Channel, and is also a contributor to American Heritage, Military History Quarterly, Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute, North & South, and Civil War Book Review. He is a member of the advisory committee of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Military leadership, United States Politics and government 1861-1865, Executive power United States History 19th century, United States History Civil War, 1861-1865, United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Biography