Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln by Edward Achorn - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780802148742
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - March 3rd, 2020

Lincoln's contradictions, compassion, and complexity color this vivid account of his Second Inaugural and the end of the Civil War. The celebratory, yet tense, atmosphere of Washington D.C. is evoked through descriptions of its muddy streets, galas, and throngs of citizens, including luminaries Frederick Douglass and Walt Whitman, and future assassin John Wilkes Booth. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare