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The Lincolns in the White House

four years that shattered a family

by Jerrold M. Packard

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Family.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Family relationships -- Case studies.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJerrold M. Packard.
      GenreCase studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE457.25 .P23 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3422534M
      ISBN 100312313020
      LC Control Number2005044236

      This was the mood that pervaded as the Lincolns left the White House for Ford’s Theatre at that evening. From their carriage, they waved to well-wishers along the .   A 3-star book review. In 'Lincoln's Last Trial,' Dan Abrams of ABC looks at the Illinois murder case Abraham Lincoln prosecuted in things to do inside Ways to jazz it up Make your own.

      The heterosexuality of Abraham Lincoln (–), the 16th President of the United States, has been questioned by some activists. Lincoln was married to Mary Todd from November 4, , until his death on Ap , and fathered four children with her. Lincoln and Mary Todd met in Springfield in and became engaged in Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Lincolns in the White House by Jerrold M. Packard, , St. Martin's Press edition, in English - 1st by: 1.

      In her sweeping historical novel, Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini illuminates the extraordinary relationship the two women shared, beginning in the hallowed halls of the White House during the trials of the Civil War and enduring almost, but not quite, to the end of Mrs. Lincoln’s days.   From the day of Abraham Lincoln's inauguration, a nation divided by savage conflict confronted the new president. But what many don't know was that within the White House's walls, the Lincoln's family would soon find itself suffering turmoil mirroring that of the nation he ly criticized for her extravagance by the American public and widely .


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Co-winner of the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Lincoln’s White House is the first book devoted to capturing the look, feel, and smell of the executive mansion from Lincoln’s inauguration in to his assassination in James Conroy brings to life the people who knew it, from servants to cabinet secretaries/5(40).

Lincoln’s White House is the first book devoted to capturing the look, feel, and smell of the executive mansion from Lincoln’s inauguration in to his assassination in James Conroy brings to life the people who knew it, from servants to cabinet secretaries/5(40).

A White House clerk observed Willie and Tad repeatedly burst into his office and interrupted meetings with "grave statesmen and pompous generals" but maintained that their company was "of more value to their father and to his work than anybody knew." The White House was always more to the Lincolns than a family home, of course.

You read about the life of the Lincolns while in the White House, but set to the history of the big events of the Civil War. Very interesting and I thought it was pretty good writing.

It gives a good picture of life at the time - the smells of animal dung and bugs and open sewers, combined with hot, heavy, wool clothing - gave me a feeling of 4/5. The Paperback of the The Lincolns in the White House: Four Years That Shattered a Family by Jerrold M.

Packard at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ —-The Washington Post Book World. The Lincolns in the White House is a moving and poignant portrait of the family life of America's greatest president.5/5(4).

Murder in the Lincoln White House (Lincoln's White House Mystery #1), Murder in the Oval Library (Lincoln's White House Mystery #2), and Murder at the C Author: C. Gleason. Lincoln’s Last Meal Before heading to Ford’s Theatre on the evening of ApPresident and Mrs.

Lincoln ate dinner together at the Author: Sarah Pruitt. The Stranger’s Guide-book to Washington City reported: “The Presidential mansion, known all over the country as the “White House,” is on Pennsylvania avenue, at a distance of over a mile west of the Capitol.

The building is of freestone, painted white, and was erected after a plan of the architect Hoban, and its erection was. Lincoln's White House The People's House in Wartime (Book): Conroy, James B.: Co-winner of the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Lincoln's White House is the first book devoted to capturing the look, feel, and smell of the executive mansion from Lincoln's inauguration in to his assassination in James Conroy brings to life the people who knew it, from servants.

The White House's most famous alleged apparition is that of Abraham Lincoln. One of Mumler's most famous photographs apparently shows Mary Todd Lincoln with the "ghost" of her husband, Abraham Lincoln.

[citation needed] Paranormal researcher Melvyn Willin, in his book Ghosts Caught on Film, claims that the photo was taken around (after Abraham Lincoln's death), First reported: or Quoted in Francis B.

Carpenter, The Inner Life of Abraham Lincoln: Six Months at the White House (New York: Hurd and Houghton, ), Ironically, Lincoln’s funeral ceremony held at the White House contained no music, but the thirty-five piece Marine Band played as the solemn cortege left the mansion for the Capitol.

Elizabeth Smith Brownstein talked about her book, Lincoln’s Other White House: The Untold Story of the Man and His Presidency, published by John Wiley and Sons. In the book. Lincoln’s office was the center of the Lincoln White House — where Cabinet Meetings were held on Tuesday and Friday, where the President met most officials and guests, read and answered his mail, where he his hair was cut and his beard trimmed, and where he paced the floor after military defeats.

The former First Lady had no claim on the White House, and as she dragged her feet—with occasional pauses to spar with a group of prominent Illinois men who planned to bury Lincoln in a dramatic Author: Erin Blakemore.

Eleanor Stoddard and Harold Holzer talked about their book Lincoln’s White House Secretary: The Adventurous Life of William O. Stoddard, published. Yet for a book that hopes to lay out the building’s importance in the White House years of the 16th president, there is a want of material on what the building really looked like inside and out.

Brownstein proves most successful, though, in discussing the president’s relationship with his guards, the men of Company K of the th Regiment. Conroy weaves quotes and written accounts by White House staff and servants into captivating stories.

Employees & Staff Posted on am in Abraham Lincoln's White House Most of the household employees of the White House were white although there were several blacks, including butler-waiter Peter Brown, cook Cornelia Mitchell, and an usher named Edward.

Matthew Costello, Senior Historian at The White House Historical Association “Impressively informative, detailed and documented, Jefferson's White House: Monticello on the Potomac is an extraordinary and deftly scripted study that is especially and unreservedly recommended for both community and academic library collections.” Midwest Book.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Lincolns in the White House by Jerrold M. Packard; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Social life and customs, Family, Social aspects, Presidents, Case studies, United States Civil War,Family relationships.

Get this from a library! Lincoln's White House: the people's house in wartime. [James B Conroy] -- Lincolns White House is the first book devoted to capturing the look, feel, and smell of the executive mansion from Lincolns inauguration in. The president's assassination brutally crushed Mary's always-fragile spirits.

After leaving the White House and following Tad's early death, the former first lady retreated into increasing eccentricity and seclusion until her death in A moving and poignant portrait of the family life of America's greatest president.5/5(1).Lincoln's White House Mystery Series, Book 2 By: C.

M. Gleason Adam Speed Quinn, and Senator Jim Lane hastily assemble a motley crew and garrison them in the East Room at the White House. As dawn breaks with no Rebel strike, a single act of violence intrudes within the White House. One of the Frontier Guard lies dead in the oval library.