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Civil War period, 1861-1865

E 456-459 - Lincoln's administrations, 1861-Apr 15, 1865

For wars with Dakota Indians, 1862-1863 see E83.86
For other Indian wars, 1862-1863 see E83.863
For election & events preceding inauguration see E440; E440.5
For presidential campaign of 1864 see E458.4

Call Number Subject
E 456 General works
E 457-457.909 Biography of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865
For his collected works E457.91+
For his speeches & messages as President see E457.94
- E 457 - General works. Lincoln as president & statesman
- E 457.15 - Anecdotes relating to Lincoln
Including personal reminiscences of contemporaries, but not formal biographies
- E 457.2 - Special
Including Lincoln's personality (character, kindness, loyalty, etc.), religion, education,
books & reading, attitude toward slavery, temperance & prohibition
Lincoln as freemason, writer, speaker
Lincoln's relations with special classes, e.g., Jews, private soldiers
For Lincoln as president & statesman see E457
For Lincoln as lawyer see KF368.L52
- E 457.25 - Family life
Including biography, e.g., Mary (Todd) Lincoln, Thomas (Tad) Lincoln
- E 457.3-457.52 - By period
- - E 457.3-457.4 - - Early life to 1861
- - - E 457.32 - - - To 1830
Including lineage, family & parents (Thomas Lincoln, Nancy (Hanks) Lincoln, 
Sarah (Bush) Johnson Lincoln
Including birthplace (Hodgenville, KY), boyhood & youth in Kentucky & Indiana
- - - E 457.35 - - - 1830-1846
Including first years in Illinois; Black Hawk War, 1832; Illinois legislature, professional career
Including Ann Rutledge, marriage
- - - E 457.4 - - - 1846-1861
See also 3458.4 Presidential campaign of 1864; E461+ The Civil War; E475.55 Gettysburg address
- - E 457.45-457.52 - - 1861-1865
- - - E 457.45 - - - General works
- - - E 457.5 - - - Assassination
Including the conspirators (Booth, Surratt, etc.)
For the trials of Booth, Surratt, etc. see KF223.A+
- - - E 457.52 - - - Death
Including funeral journey to Springfield, burial, memorial services throughout the country & abroad,
guard of honor, tomb
See also E457.8 Funeral sermons
- E 457.6 - Monuments. Statues. Portraits
For local monuments, statues, etc. in the U.S. see F
e.g., in Washington, DC, F203.4L72 Lincoln Statue (Lincoln Park); F203.4L73 Lincoln Memorial
- E 457.64 - Homes & haunts of Lincoln (General)
- E 457.65 - Museums. Exhibitions. Lincoln relics
Including Lincoln Museum (Ford Theatre) Washington, DC
- E 457.8 - Addresses, essays, lectures. Sermons (Funeral, etc.)
Class here the addresses that have been delivered since the assassination
For addresses delivered before April 1865, see E440, E457 or E458.A-5
- E 457.905 - Juvenile works
- E 457.91-457.99 - Writings of Lincoln
E 458-458.5 Political history (Contemporary works)
- E 458 - General works
Including collections & works covering more than a single year
- E 458.1 - March 4-December 31,1861
- E 458.2 - 1862
- E 458.3 - 1863
- E 458.4 - 1864
- E 458.5 - January-May 1865
E 458.7 Union men in the South. Refugees
E 458.8

Confederate sympathizers in the North. "Copperheads," "Butternuts," etc.
Including conspiracies, e.g., Northwestern Conspiracy, 1864; disloyal organizations:
Knights of the Golden Circle, Order of American Knights or Sons of Liberty, Order of
the Lone Star, etc.; suspension of the writ of habeas corpus; prisoners of state;
Harris court-martial, 1865, etc.

E 459 Political history (Non-contemporary works)
Including publications since May 1965; treatises only