Lincoln’s Election, Southern Secession: 1860 to April 1861


What did Lincoln say about John Brown?

He disavowed him. John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry was the act of one man and a handful of accomplices, Lincoln declared. The raid had nothing to do with the Republican Party or with his own goals.


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