Southern Illinois University Press
Trying to Make Sense of a Misunderstood Figure
Written without fear or research, books about Abraham Lincoln’s marriage have grossly misrepresented the subject. The worst offenders are Mary Lincoln’s biographers, who resemble defense attorneys rather than impartial historians. They whi....
"The Mary Lincoln Enigma: Historians on America's Most Controversial First Lady,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 15
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol15/iss2/10