Lincoln in a contemplative mood, captured at Mathew Brady's Washington photographic studio sometime in 1862, the year of
the Union defeat at Second Bull Run and the bloody victory at
Antitam. Courtesy Library of Congress.
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: The Lincoln Mailbag:America Writes to the President, 1861-1865.
Contributors: Harold Holzer - Editor.
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press.
Place of publication: Carbondale, IL.
Publication year: 1998.
Page number: 35.
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