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Abraham Lincoln and Secession

Historian Michael Burlingame

Historian Michael Burlingame

Washington, DC
Sunday, May 15, 2011

On the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s inauguration, the Union League Club of Chicago held a symposium with Lincoln scholars to commemorate the event.  Historian Michael Burlingame spoke at the luncheon on the topic of Lincoln and Secession and why he rejected the one compromise that may have prevented Civil War.

Updated: Monday, May 16, 2011 at 11:52am (ET)

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