Join the LWV St. Paul Morning Book Club for discussion about Lincoln on the Verge: Thirteen Days to Washington by Ted Widmer. All are invited even if you haven't read the book. Please e-mail Mary (email@example.com) for the Zoom link.
Description: Takes Lincoln from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration by train through six Northern states and Maryland. Fantastic descriptions of geography, historical context, living conditions, crowds, speeches, safety, political plots, political chaos, and Lincoln's philosophy and personality.