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Lincoln's administrations, 1861-April 15, 1865

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  • Loathing Lincolnby John McKee Barr

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 35.95

    While most Americans count Abraham Lincoln among the most beloved and admired former presidents, a dedicated minority has long viewed him not only as the worst president in the country's history, but also as a criminal who defied the Constitution and advanced federal power and the idea of racial equality. In Loathing Lincoln, historian John McKee... more...

  • Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincolnby Jonathan W. White

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    The Union army's overwhelming vote for Abraham Lincoln's reelection in 1864 has led many Civil War scholars to conclude that the soldiers supported the Republican Party and its effort to abolish slavery. In Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln Jonathan W. White challenges this reigning paradigm in Civil War historiography,... more...

  • Presidents' Warby Chris DeRose

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 27.99

    The story of the Civil War's record number of living former and current presidents, and how the ex-Presidents? Club--for and against Abraham Lincoln (but mostly against)-- maneuvered, seceded, plotted, advised, and aided during the Civil War while Lincoln navigated the minefield they created more...

  • John Wilkes Boothby Arthur F. Loux

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00

    By 1865, at the age of 26, Booth had much to lose: a loving family, hosts of friends, adoring women, professional success as one of America's foremost actors, and the promise of yet more fame and fortune. Yet he formed a daring conspiracy to abduct Lincoln and barter him for Confederate prisoners of war. The Civil War ended before Booth could carry... more...

  • The Day Lincoln Was Shotby Jim Bishop

    HarperCollins 2013; Not Available

    The Day Lincoln Was Shot is a gripping, minute-by-minute account of April 14, 1865: the day President Abraham Lincoln was tragically assassinated. It chronicles the movements of Lincoln and his assassin John Wilkes Booth during every movement of that fateful day. Author and journalist Jim Bishop has fashioned an unforgettable tale of tragedy, more... more...

  • A Documentary History of the American Civil War Eraby Thomas C. Mackey

    University of Tennessee Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era is the first comprehensive collection of public policy actions, political speeches, and judicial decisions related to the American Civil War. Collectively, the four volumes in this series give scholars, teachers, and students easy access to the full texts of the most important, fundamental documents... more...

  • Der SD-Mann Johannes Schmidtby Rainer Orth

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 25.86

    Hauptbeschreibung "Man hat mich gewarnt, dass mir Gefahr drohe. Aber ein preußischer Offizier fürchtet sich nicht!" (Kurt von Schleicher am Tag vor seiner Ermordung). Kurt von Schleicher war der wohl glückloseste Kanzler, den Deutschland je hatte: Nach einer Amtszeit von nicht einmal zwei Monaten musste er am 28. Januar 1933 seinen Platz räumen und... more...

  • Lincoln's Menby William C. Davis

    Free Press 1999; US$ 20.99

    I sit down to write you (a Soldier's Friend!)...My kind Friend of Friends you have the power to help me a grate deal...I have great Confidence in our Good President hoe has dun a grate deal for us poor Soldiers... So wrote Private Joe Hass to Abraham Lincoln, February 20, 1864. Like an extraordinary number of his fellow Union soldiers, he loved Lincoln... more...

  • Lincolnby Richard Carwardine

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    As a defender of national unity, a leader in war, and the emancipator of slaves, Abraham Lincoln lays ample claim to being the greatest of our presidents. But the story of his rise to greatness is as complex as it is compelling. In this superb, prize-winning biography, acclaimed historian Richard Carwardine examines Lincoln?s dramatic political journey,... more...

  • Lincoln in American Memoryby Merrill D. Peterson

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 34.99

    Lincoln's death, like his life, was an event of epic proportions. When the president was struck down at his moment of triumph, writes Merrill Peterson, "sorrow--indescribable sorrow" swept the nation. After lying in state in Washington, Lincoln's body was carried by a special funeral train to Springfield, Illinois, stopping in major cities along the... more...