The 2013 Abraham Lincoln Association’s Benjamin P. Thomas Symposium

For those of you who might be interested …

Monday, February 11, 2013

Keynote Address

Steven E. Woodworth, Texas Christian University

“Grant Is My Man”: Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses Grant in 1863

University of Illinois Springfield

Brookens Auditorium, 6:30 PM

Tuesday, February 12, 2013


Phillip W. Magness, George Mason University

Emancipation and its Corollaries: Contextualizing Compensation, Colonization, and Black Soldiers in Lincoln’s Proclamation

Stephen Engle, Florida Atlantic University

War Governors, Abraham Lincoln, and the Emancipation Proclamation

Old State Capitol State Historic Site, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Dr. Thomas F. Schwartz Luncheon and Lecture

Matthew Pinsker, Dickinson College

“I Really Wish to See You”: How the Lincoln Household Changed in 1863

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Reservations Required, $25

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Roundtable Discussion

featuring all four speakers and facilitated by

Brooks D. Simpson, Arizona State University, Chair of the

Abraham Lincoln Association Symposium Committee

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

directly following the luncheon