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Lincoln"s White House secretary

William Osborn Stoddard

Lincoln"s White House secretary

the adventurous life of William O. Stoddard

by William Osborn Stoddard

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stoddard, William Osborn, -- 1835-1925,
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Friends and associates,
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865,
  • Stoddard, William Osborn, -- 1835-1925 -- Homes and haunts -- New York (State),
  • Presidents -- United States -- Staff -- Biography,
  • Secretaries -- United States -- Biography,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-398) and index

    Statementedited by Harold Holzer
    GenreBiography, Personal narratives
    ContributionsHolzer, Harold
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE664.S85 A3 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 405 p., [14] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17228962M
    ISBN 100809327538
    ISBN 109780809327539
    LC Control Number2006028604

    ‎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 Lincoln is a biographical historical drama film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln. The film also features Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, and Tommy Lee Jones in supporting roles.. The screenplay by Tony Kushner was loosely based on Doris Kearns Goodwin's

    Novem Lincoln's White House Secretary. Eleanor Stoddard and Harold Holzer talked about their book Lincoln’s White House Secretary: The Adventurous Life of William O. Stoddard.   John C. Nicolay, who had known Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, served as chief White House secretary from to Trained as a journalist, Nicolay had hoped to write a campaign biography of Lincoln in , a desire that was thwarted when an obscure young writer named William Dean Howells got the job. Years later, however, Nicolay fulfilled his ambition; with John Hay, he spent .

    I’ve often said that Abraham Lincoln is the most well-traveled ghost in history (I wrote an entire book about the hauntings associated with his life!) but there is no doubt that few presidents left the sort of mark on the White House that Abraham Lincoln did. Clip: Lincoln's White House Secretary Novem The New York Times and the Silent President-Elect. On the th anniversary of the election of the 16th president, historian Harold Holzer.


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Lincoln"s White House secretary by William Osborn Stoddard Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this new, edited version, Lincoln’s White House Secretary: The Adventurous Life of William O. Lincolns White House secretary book Stoddard, Harold Holzer provides an introduction, afterword, and annotations and includes comments by Stoddard’s granddaughter, Eleanor Stoddard.

The elegantly written volume gives readers a window into the politics, life, and culture of the mid-nineteenth : Harold Holzer. William Osborn Stoddard, Lincoln&#;s &#;third secretary&#; who worked alongside John G.

Nicolay and John Hay in the White House from tocompleted his autobiography inone of more than one hundred books he wrote. An abridged version was published by his son in as Author: Harold Holzer. A unique work on the years of the Lincoln presidency that provides a look at White House life that is fascinating in detail and intimate in its viewpoint.

William O. Stoddard was one of three private secretaries to Abraham Lincoln during the Civil by: 7. A timely and intimate look into Abraham Lincoln’s White House through the lives of his two closest aides and confidants Lincoln’s official secretaries John Hay and John Nicolay enjoyed more access, witnessed more history, and knew Lincoln better than anyone outside of the president’s immediate family.

Hay and Nicolay were the gatekeepers of the Lincoln legacy/5. William Osborn Stoddard, Lincoln's ""third secretary"" who worked alongside John G. Nicolay and John Hay in the White House from tocompleted his autobiography inone of more than one hundred books he wrote. 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 /5(40).

This October ink and paper sketch by C. Stellwagen depicts President Abraham Lincoln's office on the Second Floor of the White House.

Courtesy of Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio. Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio. A hand-colored wood engraving from Frank Leslies Illustrated Newspaper captures President Lincoln welcoming guests to a New Years reception at the White House on January 1, WHITE HOUSE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION (WHITE HOUSE COLLECTION).

Both lost a son while living in the White House. Both were shot in the presence of their wives. Lincoln's secretary, Kennedy, warned him not to go to Ford's Theatre. Kennedy's secretary, Lincoln, warned him not to go to Dallas. Both presidents were SHOT and SUCCEEDED by Southerners.

Helen Nicolay, Lincoln’s Secretary, p. Michael Burlingame, editor, Inside the White House in War Times: Memoirs and Reports of Lincoln’s Secretary, p. Stoddard, Inside the White House in War Timespp. Margarita Spalding Gerry, editor, Through Five Administrations: Reminiscences of Colonel William H.

Crook, p. William Stoddard, Inside the White House in War Times: Memoirs and Reports of Lincoln’s Secretary, edited by Michael Burlingame. (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, ) (“Inside”) p.

Seale, vol. 1, p. ; John E. Washington, They Knew Lincoln. (New York: Oxford University Press,reprinting the edition with. Michael Burlingame (Editor) Rating details 9 ratings 4 reviews. Of the three secretaries who assisted President Abraham Lincoln—John G. Nicolay, John Hay, and William O.

Stoddard—only Stoddard wrote an extended memoir about his time in the Executive Mansion. First published inthe book vividly depicts the president’s agonizing reaction to the defeats at Fredericksburg and /5(4).

William Osborn Stoddard (Cortland County, –) was an American author, inventor, and assistant secretary to Abraham Lincoln during his first term. Stoddard was born at Homer, Cortland Co., New York. His parents were Prentice S.

and Sarah (Osborn) Stoddard. Stoddard attended the University of Rochester, where he graduated cum 25 Jul Stoddard married Susan Eagleson Cooper. 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.

Intensely devoted to the president, he kept the White House running smoothly and allowed Lincoln to focus on the top priorities. After Lincoln’s death, Nicolay’s greatest achievement was his co-authorship, with his White House assistant, John Hay, of the first thoroughly documented account of Lincoln’s life and administration, a work.

William O. Stoddard's memoirs as President Abraham Lincoln's third secretary revealøa perspective of the president rarely viewed. In this collection of weekly dispatches submitted to the New York Examiner under the pseudonym "Illinois," Stoddard sheds new light on Lincoln and his era. William Osborn Stoddard, Lincoln&#;s &#;third secretary&#; who worked alongside John G.

Nicolay and John Hay in the White House from tocompleted his autobiography inone of more than one hundred books he by: 1. 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.

At and 10 seconds a.m. on Ap after an all-night vigil, Abraham Lincoln died in a back room at the Petersen House on a bed that was too small for his frame. The doctors had had to lay. William Osborn Stoddard, Lincoln’s “third secretary” who worked alongside John G.

Nicolay and John Hay in the White House from tocompleted his autobiography inwhich was one of. Keckley's Role In the Lincoln White House. In the spring of Abraham Lincoln, his wife Mary, and their sons moved to Washington to take up residence in the White House.

Mary Lincoln, who was already gaining a reputation for acquiring fine dresses, was looking for a .The Lincoln Bedroom is a bedroom which is part of a guest suite located in the southeast corner of the second floor of the White House in Washington, D.C.

The Lincoln Sitting Room makes up the other part of the suite. The room is named for President Abraham Lincoln, who used the room as an office.In Stoddard also penned thirteen “White House Sketches” about his time in Lincoln’s service.

Originally published in an obscure New York newspaper, these essays—never previously collected—supplement Stoddard’s memoir. Together the memoir and sketches provide an intimate look at the sixteenth president during a time of crisis.