Members of the commission, appointed based on their knowledge and study of President Lincoln, focus on informing the public about the impact Lincoln had on the United States.
David Long specializes in Civil War history and noted historian on Abraham Lincoln.
Gerald J. Prokopowicz specializes in public history and the Civil War era. He served for nine years as the Lincoln Scholar at the Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne. In addition to his membership on the advisory commission, he serves on the boards of directors of the Abraham Lincoln Association and the Lincoln Forum, and the editorial board of the Abraham Lincoln Papers Online Project.
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