During the Civil War, Black Americans came in large numbers to meet with Abraham Lincoln. They transformed his perspective on American life.
Andrew F. Lang
Andrew F. Lang is Associate Professor of History at Mississippi State University. He is the author most recently of A Contest of Civilizations: Exposing the Crisis of American Exceptionalism in the Civil War Era (University of North Carolina Press, 2021), which was named a finalist for the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize.