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Author Chadwick, Bruce.

Title 1858 : Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the war they failed to see / Bruce Chadwick.

Imprint Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, Inc., 2008.

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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.711 C345e 2008    ---  Available
Description x, 355 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-338) and index.
Contents The White House, New Year's Day, 1858 -- The death of Jefferson Davis -- The White House, early 1858: one year of Dred Scott -- Colonel Robert E. Lee leaves the military forever -- The White House, Feb. 1858: showdown with Stephen Douglas -- Honest Abe and the little giant: The Lincoln-Douglas debates -- The White House, July 1858 -- The White House, Autumn 1858: the Forney feud -- Oberlin, OH: the rescuers -- The White House, Oct. 1858 -- William Seward: the "irrepressible conflict: -- The White House, Election Day -- William Tecumseh Sherman: dead-ended -- The White House, Winter 1858: swashbuckling in the Americas -- Terrible swift sword: John Brown's Christmas raid into Missouri -- The White House, Dec 1858.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861.
Politicians -- United States -- Biography.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
Politicians -- Southern States -- Biography.
Generals -- Southern States -- Biography.
Secession -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
ISBN 140220941X (hardcover)
9781402209413 (hardcover)
Standard No. QBX a 07039254

 
    
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