Author

Michael Burlingame

Michael Burlingame is the Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois Springfield.

Articles by Michael Burlingame

The Great Emancipation

The Great Emancipation

A review of Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865, by James Oakes
A People’s Contest

A People’s Contest

A review of Fateful Lightning: A New History of the Civil War and Reconstruction, by Allen C. Guelzo and This Great Struggle: America's Civil War, by Steven E. Woodworth

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