Pages tagged with President Abraham Lincoln

“What is right and what is practicable are two different things.”—James Buchanan Although much has been written about Presidents Lincoln and Davis, and Generals Grant and Lee, little has been written about President Buchanan and his involvement in the Civil War.
What was the Emancipation Proclamation? What was it supposed to do? What did it really do? Original column appeared in the Boonville (Missouri) Daily News on January 6, 2010.
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