Guelzo examines Lincoln's 1864 challenges in NY Times Civil War blog

Guelzo is the 2014 winner of the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize and Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History for his book, Gettysburg: The Last Invasion.

Allen Guelzo, Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and director of Civil War Era Studies, wrote a June 5 post for the New York Times’ Disunion blog about the challenges President Abraham Lincoln faced in the lead-up to the presidential election of 1864.

Guelzo’s latest book, Gettysburg: The Last Invasion, spent eight weeks on the New York Times best-seller list and was awarded the 2014 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize and Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History.

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From NY Times’ Disunion:

The Political War

Pity Abraham Lincoln. Everything that should have gone right for the Union cause in the spring of 1864 had, in just a few weeks, gone defiantly and disastrously wrong.

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