Presidential Inaugurations: From the ECW Archives

Lincoln’s Second Inauguration

On this historic day, we’ve rounded up some posts from the archives about Lincoln’s inaugurations and addresses:

The Inaugural Express: Abraham Lincoln’s Train Journey from Springfield to Washington

Specimen Days (The Inauguration) by Walt Whitman

Lincoln Defines America

Losing Touch with the Words of Lincoln’s Greatness

The Unexpected Turn

And if you’re looking for more on Civil War Politics, check out this category or this blog series. Reconstruction Era articles are here for reference as well.

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