Books by Harold Holzer


Harold Holzer is one of the country's leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. He has published over thirty books, including The New York Times Complete Civil War (Black Dog and Leventhal), and is the recipient of numerous awards, among them the Lincoln Prize and the National Humanities Medal. He lectures widely, appears on television frequently, and has written for the New York Times, American Heritage, and America's Civil War. Most recently he served as co-chair of the United States Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and is senior vice president for external affairs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Find him online at


The Civil War in 50 Objects

New-York Historical Society and Harold Holzer


The Annotated Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln


The Emancipation Proclamation: Three Views

Edna G. Medford, Frank J Williams, et al.


State of the Union: NY and the Civil War

Harold Holzer


Lincoln Seen and Heard

Harold Holzer


Lincoln on War

Harold Holzer