Dr. Lincoln’s New Elixir of Life — for the Southern States

Dr. Lincoln’s New Elixir of Life — for the Southern States


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Title: Dr. Lincoln’s New Elixir of Life — for the Southern States

Year: 1863

Creator: LOC

Description: Abraham Lincoln sits by the bedside of an African American man labelled, “Slavery” lifting a bowl labelled “Emancipation” to the man’s lips. By 1862, Lincoln began to see slavery as part of the war. He began toying with the idea of emancipation as a way to undermine the Confederate war effort.

URL: www.lib.niu.edu/2001/iht820129.html

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