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Author Symonds, Craig L.

Title Lincoln and his admirals : Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. Navy, and the Civil War / Craig L. Symonds.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.7 L638Bsy 2008    ---  Available
Description xiv, 430 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-416) and index.
Contents 1861: GETTING UNDER WAY. "What have I done wrong?": Lincoln and the Fort Sumter crisis -- "A competent force": Lincoln and the blockade -- "No affront to the British flag": Lincoln and the Trent affair -- 1862: CHARTING A COURSE. "Rain and the rebels out": Lincoln and the River war -- "It strikes me there's something in it": Lincoln and the Monitor -- "We cannot escape history": Lincoln and the contrabands -- 1863: TROUBLED WATERS. "The peninsula all over again": Lincoln, Charleston, and Vicksburg -- "I shall have to cut this know": Lincoln as adjudicator -- "Peace does not appear so distant as it did": Lincoln and the wartime politics -- 1864: FULL SPEED AHEAD. "A worthy object": Lincoln and the Red River campaign -- "A vote of thanks" Lincoln and the politics of promotion -- "I must refer you to General Grant": Lincoln relinquishes the conn -- 1865: FINAL HARBOR. Epilogue: "Thank God that I have lived to see this": Lincoln and the end of the war.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Military leadership.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Navy -- History -- 19th century.
Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878.
Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883.
ISBN 0195310225 (acid-free paper)
9780195310221 (acid-free paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000042714781
AU@ 000043603316
NZ1 12520387
IG# 9780195310221

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