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President Lincoln in 1861

Manassas, VA
Sunday, July 24, 2011

Professor Matthew Pinsker talked about President Abraham Lincoln and his transformation into a wartime commander-in-chief.

The presentation, "Lincoln in 1861: Becoming Commander-in-Chief," was given on Henry Hill, the site of the Battle of Bull Run, also known as First Manassas, as part of a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the July 21, 1861, battle.

Updated: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 11:39am (ET)

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