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