Department of History, Politics and Political Economy
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
The paper explores the leadership of President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War, with a particular focus on his relationships with Generals George B. McClellan and Ulysses S. Grant. The study analyzes how Lincoln's strategic decisions shaped the course of the war, and how his interactions with McClellan and Grant impacted the outcome of the conflict. Through an analysis of primary sources, including letters and official documents, the paper demonstrates how Lincoln's wartime leadership helped to preserve the Union and ultimately end slavery in the United States. By examining the challenges and triumphs of Lincoln's presidency, this study offers insights into the role of leadership during times of crisis and the enduring legacy of one of America's greatest presidents.
Date of Award
© Sage Margesson
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Margesson, Sage, "Lincoln as a Wartime President" (2023). Regis University Student Publications (comprehensive collection). 1091.