The Lincoln Hunters

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The Lincoln Hunters
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First edition
Author Wilson Tucker
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction
Publisher Rinehart & Company
Publication date
1958
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
Pages 192 pp
OCLC 25188710

The Lincoln Hunters is a 1958 novel by Wilson Tucker. The novel, set in the year 2578, details the story of a historian from the oppressive society of that year, who travels back in time to record Abraham Lincoln's Lost Speech of May 19, 1856 in Bloomington, Illinois.

It contains a vivid description of Lincoln in the early stages of his career, seen through the eyes of a future American who feels that Lincoln and his time compare very favorably with the traveler's own.

The book is mentioned in 11/22/63, a novel by Stephen King that also centers around time travel and an assassinated president. Furthermore, the protagonist springboards to 1958-the year "Hunters" first ran-to alter the timeline by 1963.