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James M. McPherson is the George Henry Davis 86 Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton University. He is the bestselling author of numerous books on the Civil War, including Battle Cry of Freedom, which won the Pulitzer Prize, For Cause and Comrades, which won the prestigious Lincoln Prize, and Crossroads of Freedom


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Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Military leadership.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
Executive power -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.