This article appeared in the Summer 2009 issue of Hallowed Ground, the Civil War Preservation Trust's award-winning membership magazine.
The Unpopular Mr. Lincoln: The Story of America's Most Reviled President
by Larry Tagg
published by Savas Beatie
About the Author
Larry Tagg was born in Lincoln, Illinois; he graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. A bass player/singer of world renown, Tagg co-founded and enjoyed substantial success with "Bourgeois Tagg" in the mid-1980s. He went on to play bass for Todd Rundgren, Heart, Hall and Oates, and other acts. He currently teaches high school English in Sacramento, Ca., and is the author of the bestselling book The Generals of Gettysburg, a selection of the Military Book Club. Read an interview with the author »