Lincoln and Lee
* The author of this article wishes his name withheld. He is a North Carolinian who has been constrained to revise many of the opinions and judgments concerning the South and its problems held in former years. This will be the theme of his forthcoming volume, “The Re-Education of a Southerner.”
1. Stephenson's Lincoln, p. 264.
2. From Page's “Lee.”
3. Like Lincoln, Lee “bore in his heart a cruel burden of sadness.” Edward Breck, in American Historical Review, April, 1926, p. 550.
4. Official Records, War of the Rebellion, Series I, Vol. 27, p. 880.
5. In 1914 North Carolina by a large vote preferred the word “Rebellion” to “Civil War” or “War between the States” in her latest Constitution.
6. Stephenson's Lincoln, in the notes.
7. Fiske's Mississippi Valley in the Civil War, Ch. 1.
8. Page's Lee.
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