Your Friend, as Ever, A. Lincoln

Your Friend, as Ever, A. Lincoln

How the Unlikely Friendship of Gustav Koerner and Abraham Lincoln Changed America

Book - 2014
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After being ousted from Germany in 1833 for his radical ideas, Gustav Koerner moved to Illinois to work as a lawyer. Koerner later became an Illinois Supreme Court judge and lieutenant governor. He and a young Abraham Lincoln had much in common, and they began a lifelong correspondence. Their friendship was instrumental in shaping Lincoln's early opinions and political goals. Through their letters comes a clear picture of this influential man and a fresh look at a well-known president.

Publisher: Gretna : Pelican Publishing Company, 2014.
ISBN: 9781455618835
Branch Call Number: 973.7 AL542
Characteristics: 392 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


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