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Lincoln at Home: Two Glimpses of Abrahams Lincoln's Family Life

by Donald, David Herbert
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books
Issue: Winter 2001
ISBN: 074320199X

In this essay by David Herbert Donald, Abraham Lincoln and his family are portrayed as devoted to one another, amidst demands of public life that Mary Todd Lincoln termed a "hideous nightmare." Correspondence---sometimes affectionate, sometimes practical---between the Lincolns and their children is appended.

review of Lincoln at Home: Two Glimpses of Abrahams Lincoln's Family Life, by Donald, David Herbert, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2001).