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Contents Foreword: Richard Moe, President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation Prologue Part I: Lincoln's Long Journey to the Soldiers' Home Chapter I: Beginnings Chapter II: Rigg's Villa Chapter III: Washington and the White House Part II: Lincoln at the Soldiers' Home Chapter IV: Embattled Retreat Chapter V: The Lincoln Marriage Chapter VI: Lincoln's Achilles Heel Chapter VII: Lincoln's Favorite Storytellers Chapter VIII: Lincoln and Freedom Chapter IX: Poems on Slavery (Slave Poems?) Chapter X: Lincoln's Secretary of War Chapter XI: Lincoln and the Tools of War Chapter XII: Lincoln's Quartermaster General Chapter XIII: Lincoln as Commander - in - Chief: the Soldiers Chapter XIV: The Generals Chapter XV: The Political General: Daniel Sickles Chapter XVI: The Professional General :Joseph Hooker Chapter XVII: The Political General: Benjamin Butler Chapter XVIII: Lincoln and his Cabinet Epilogue Source Notes Additional Sources Acknowledgments
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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Homes and haunts -- Washington (D.C.).
Cottages -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century.
United States Soldiers' Home -- History -- 19th century.
Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Family.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Friends and associates.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.