Hallowed Ground: Summer 2009

Featured Online Articles

This issue of the Civil War Preservation Trust's membership magazine profiles Abraham Lincoln. To see all online articles from past issues of the membership magazine, visit the Back Issue Index »

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Evidence for The Unpopular Mr. Lincoln

Larry Tagg

Known almost exclusively by his got-up nickname "The Railsplitter," Abraham Lincoln had won the 1860 election in November with a mere 39.8 percent of the popular vote.Read the article »

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Trailing Lincoln

Across the country a wide variety of historic sites with varying degrees of connection to his life and legacy promote their Abraham Lincoln ties, catering to heritage tourists eager to see all aspects of what shaped the Great Emancipator.Read the article »

Steve McDaniel

Steve McDaniel

Profiles in Preservation

In 2009, the Civil War Trust interviewed supporter Rep. Steve McDaniel of Tennessee. In addition to his legislative post, he is the president of the Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association and serves on the Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission. Read the article »

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