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This is an excellent description of the Soldier's Home and how it provided times for reflection for a President and his family during times of personal and national grief. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Leon Czikowsky
Very interesting. Filled w many bits of history previously unknown to me. The house played a big part in Lincoln's presidency.Published 14 months ago by Donn Bohde
As a Lincoln buff, I enjoyed this book which gave a refreshing look at Lincoln - the man and 16th President.Published 16 months ago by Sparky
Like that of the previous book I rated on
Lincoln's life and presidency. I found
Mr. Pinsker as enjoyable and historically
informative as the book done by... Read more
Very little is written about the summer White House of Lincoln, how it affected his views and cemented loyalties. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Linda White
A whole new angle to Abraham and Mary Lincoln's life. I had visited the Soldiers' Home and couldn't wait to get all the new details again in the book. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Amazon Customer
George Riggs had a cottage built in Washington City just a few miles north of the capital on a
hill in the peaceful countryside in 1842. Read more
Not being a Lincoln scholar or a historian I have no idea about how well known is Lincoln 's life at the cottage. Read morePublished on September 14, 2013 by Sandra Glenn