James G. Randall Biography

At the time of his presidential address, J. G. Randall (June 4, 1881–February 20, 1953) was a professor of history at the University of Illinois.


The confiscation of property during the Civil War, by James Garfield Randall. Indianapolis: Mutual Printing and Lithographing Co., 1913.

Lincoln, the President. 4 vols. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1945-55; Reprint, Lincoln the president: Last full measure, by J.G. Randall and Richard N. Current. 1st Illinois pbk. ed. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2000.

Lincoln, the liberal statesman. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1947.

Constitutional problems under Lincoln. Rev. ed. Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 1951

The Civil War and reconstruction. Boston: Heath, 1953.

Lincoln and the South, by J. G. Randall. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1980, 1946.