This page is a subdivision of our Resources page.
It hosts the links to external resources.
Stories from the Vault - The official podcast of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum of Springfield, Illinois; hosted by Dr. James M. Cornelius, Curator of the Lincoln Collection, it is a wonderful resource for understanding the 19th century.
Lincoln/Net - An initiative of the Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project based at Northern Illinois University, this site contains a variety of essays and videos regarding such subjects as Antebellum Abolitionism, Lincolnian Ideology, Frontier Culture, 19th Century Politics, etc. via distinguished academic historians such as Dr. Eric Foner. Moreover, it also offers one of the most comprehensive collections of Antebellum political campaign musical selections, a majority of which are unattainable elsewhere.
Kentucky Historical Society - The State's governmental agency tasked with the interpretation, preservation, and presentation of Kentuckian history.
C-SPAN - A free, online video source, C-SPAN offers governmental coverage for civics-themed classes; moreover, C-SPAN's American History TV uploads thousands of in-depth lectures, interviews, panels, discussions, etc. regarding a variety of historical topics with renowned scholars. Hereafter throughout the page, we will also link to specifically recommended C-SPAN AHTV videos.
Confederate View of the Election of 1864 - Dr. Elizabeth R. Varon discusses the manner in which the Presidential election of 1864 was perceived amongst the Confederate States.
Lincoln's 1864 Campaign Biographies - Dr. Thomas A. Horrocks discusses the influence of print in the doubtful 1864 election.
Harvard's Lincoln - Harvard University compiled this site for the Lincoln bicentennial; it features various primary accounts.
Emancipation and the Soldier Vote of 1864 - Dr. Jonathan W. White explains the effects of the soldier vote on the 1864 Presidential campaign and the influence of Federal emancipation policies thereupon. This lecture is suitable for accompanying Dr. White's work Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln or discussing the political atmosphere of the election.
Panel Discussion on the Election of 1864 - A symposium of the Lincoln Group of DC featuring Drs. Michael Burlingame, Elizabeth Varon, Jonathan White, Jennifer Webber, and Thomas Horrocks which explores the 1864 election.
Radicals, Abolitionists and Lincoln's Reelection - Dr. Michael Burlingame discusses the manners by which abolitionists both helped and hindered Lincoln's 1864 campaign.
Union Views of the Civil War - A group of eminent historians discuss the Unionist cause for which a majority of volunteers fought. This video is quite useful in explaining the common ideologies of Unionist civilians and servicemen; it was held at the University of Virginia's panel Causes Won and Lost: The End of the Civil War and thus also links to an opposite consideration, Confederate Views of the Civil War.
Gettysburg 150th Pictorial - A compilation of photos from the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Gettysburg, arranged via Civil War News.
Abraham Lincoln and Freedom of the Press - Dr. Harold Holzer lectures on Civil War Era press, including Lincoln's manipulation of such publishing institutions and the suspension of civil liberties. This program is suited to instructing on the comprehension of the domestic, sociopolitical atmosphere of the conflict; it may be used in conjunction with Holzer's new work, Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion.
The National Park Service - The Federal government's agency for public history and preservation.