Abraham Lincoln: The War Years

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Abraham Lincoln: The War Years
Author Carl Sandburg
Country United States
Language English
Genre Non-fiction
Publisher Harcourt
Publication date

Abraham Lincoln: The War Years encompasses volumes 3 - 6 of a six-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln by Carl Sandburg; these volumes focus particularly on the American Civil War period. The first two volumes, published in 1926, cover Lincoln's birth through his inauguration as President. The final four volumes were published together in 1939, and won the 1940 Pulitzer Prize for History.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Elizabeth A. Brennan; Elizabeth C. Clarage (1999). Who's who of Pulitzer Prize Winners. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 290–. ISBN 978-1-57356-111-2. 
  2. ^ Gabor Boritt Robert C. Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies and Director of the Civil War Institute Gettysburg College (8 February 2001). The Lincoln Enigma : The Changing Faces of an American Icon: The Changing Faces of an American Icon. Oxford University Press. pp. 196–. ISBN 978-0-19-803302-8. 
  3. ^ "1940 Pulitzer Prize Winners". www.pulitzer.org. Retrieved 25 August 2014.