Recollections of Abraham LincolnBook - 1994
These recollections were compiled from Lamon's notes and papers by his daughter, Dorothy, and published in 1895. The expanded second edition of 1911 has been used for this reprinting. Recollections of Abraham Lincoln has often been cited for its firsthand testimony about key episodes and incidents, including at the phantom-like train trip to Washington in 1861, a visit to Charleston during the secession crisis, and Lincoln's foreboding dreams.
As James A. Rawley points out in his introduction, Lamon's recollections of Lincoln's personal qualities an presidency are important to history.