2 edition of Mr. Lincoln and his war found in the catalog.
Mr. Lincoln and his war
John Chandler Griffin
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||John Chandler Griffin|
|LC Classifications||E457 .G843 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||223 p. :|
|Number of Pages||223|
|LC Control Number||2009024062|
The second half of this book deals with Lincoln's presidency and devotes significant time to his prosecution of the Civil War. Family life takes somewhat of a backseat in the latter or so pages as this time is spent with Lincoln formulating policy and self-educating on military strategy.5/5(5). Lincoln on the Verge tells the story of a leader discovering his own strength, improvising brilliantly, and seeing his country up close during these pivotal thirteen days. From the moment the Presidential Special left the station, a new Lincoln was on display, speaking constantly, from a moving train, to save the ed on: Ap
The author of the best-selling The Gates of the Alamo now gives us a galvanizing portrait of Abraham Lincoln during a crucially revealing period of his life, the early Springfield years, when he risked both his sanity and his ethical bearings as he searched for the great destiny he believed to be his. It is Illinois in the s and s. Abraham Lincoln is a circuit-riding lawyer, a . About Mr. Lincoln’s High-Tech War. Thomas B. Allen’s expertise in military history and strategy is combined with Roger MacBride Allen’s knowledge of technology to reveal a lesser-known yet fascinating side of the 16th president of the United States.
The Railsplitter as tyrant, warmonger and Machiavellian strategist. Did Lincoln cause the Civil War? Historian Marvel (The Monitor Chronicles, , etc.) says yes, but then adds a qualification or nly, he writes, Lincoln could have taken the advice of Cabinet members, newspaper editors and plenty of Northern voters by allowing the South to secede, in which case, Marvel Author: William Marvel. The man in question and the subject of this fascinating new book is Abraham Lincoln, not Barack Obama, who self-consciously invoked memories of the Civil War president in by announcing his.
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Lincoln used the telegraph to first contact generals for a status report, and then commented and sometimes directed action. Recommend this book if you like facts about the Civil War, Lincoln and inventions. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.
See all reviews from the United by: 2. Catton’s military and government experience inspired Mr. Lincoln and his war book first book, The War Lords of Washington, and he is best known for his acclaimed works on the Civil War, including Mr.
Lincoln’s Army and Glory Road. His most celebrated Civil War history, A Stillness at Appomattox, won both the National Book Award for Nonfiction and the Pulitzer Prize Brand: Open Road Media. Get this from a library.
Lincoln and his war. [John Chandler Griffin] -- "With the authority of a respected historian, John Chandler Griffin demonstrates how Abraham Lincoln, the son of an illiterate farmer, became the sixteenth president of the United States of America.
Lincoln's Wife book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lincoln's Wife, by Colver, Anne/5. William Marvel talked about his book, [Mr. Lincoln Goes to War], published by Houghton Mifflin. The book takes a new look at the Civil War and faults both.
The first book in Bruce Catton's Pulitzer Prize-winning Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Mr. Lincoln's Army is a riveting history of the early years of the Civil War, when a fledgling Union Army took its stumbling first steps under the command of the controversial general George McClellan.
Following the secession of the Southern states, a. Lincoln's Whiskers is a historical fiction book. I recommend this book for Kindergarten through 2nd grade. One unique feature of this book is it contains a copy of the actual letters written to Abraham Lincoln from the young girl in the back of the book!/5.
Attorney General Edward Bates noted in his diary, "The Baltimore Convention has surprised and mortified me greatly. It did indeed nominate Mr.
Lincoln, but as if the object were to defeat their own nomination. They were all (nearly) instructed to vote for Mr. Lincoln, but many of them hated to do it .".
The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Sisters and Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker reveals Mary Todd Lincoln’s very public social and political contest with Kate Chase Sprague in this astute and lively novel of the politics of state—set against the backdrop of Civil War Era Washington.
Beautiful, intelligent, regal, and entrancing, young Kate Chase Sprague /5(19). Without a drum, the army falls apart." This quote is from G.
Clifton Whistlers award winning book, Mr. Lincoln's Drummer. The book takes place during the Civil War. Willie Johnston Lives in a small Vermont town with his mother, his father,and his two brothers.
His father is a tailor, and they run a family business.5/5(5). Stevens discussed his book, The Rebirth of a Nation, published by Bantam Doubleday Dell.
The book is a chronicle of The book is a chronicle of Septem In Mr. Waller's "Lincoln's Spies: Their Secret War to Save a Nation," readers learn about the Civil War's military intelligence officers, counter-intelligence officers, secret. Lincoln’s T-Mails: The Untold Story of How Abraham Lincoln Used the Telegraph to Win the Civil War by Tom Wheeler, HarperCollins,pages, $ Other than the time he spent at the Executive Mansion, President Abraham Lincoln spent more hours in the War Department’s telegraph office than at any other place during the Civil War.
Synopsis A magnificent history of the opening years of the Civil War by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bruce Catton The first book in Bruce Catton's Pulitzer Prize-winning Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Mr.
Lincoln's Army is a riveting history of the early years of the Civil War, when a fledgling Union Army took its stumbling first steps under the command of the controversial general. Ward Hill Lamon (January 6, – May 7, ) was a personal friend and self-appointed bodyguard of U.S.
President Abraham Lincoln. Lamon was famously absent the night Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre on Aphaving been sent by Lincoln to Richmond, Virginia. 2 Early years with ion: University of Louisville. apart." This quote is from G. Clifton Whistlers award winning book, Mr.
Lincoln's Drummer. The book takes place during the Civil War. Willie Johnston Lives in a small Vermont town with his mother, his father,and his two brothers.
His father is a tailor, and they run a family business. Willie, his mom, and his older brother Size: KB. Charles Bruce Catton (October 9, – Aug ) was an American historian and journalist, known best for his books concerning the American Civil War.
Known as a narrative historian, Catton specialized in popular history, featuring interesting characters and historical vignettes, in addition to the basic facts, dates, and gh his books were Children: William Bruce Catton. Welcome back. Trumpet executive editor Stephen Flurry’s Edstone Book Club resumed on January Mr.
Flurry and more than 20 club members are reading the abridged version of Carl Sandburg’s six-part series on Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years. Trumpet editor in chief Gerald Flurry has repeatedly encouraged his readers to study.
C ongress at War: How Republican Reformers Fought the Civil War, Defied Lincoln, Ended Slavery, and Remade America by Fergus M. Bordewich (Knopf, pages, $) Most Civil War students realize. I enjoyed his enthusiasm for the text. his dissection of the Lincoln speeches and Lincoln's own words are not to be missed.
we will all learn more about President Lincoln and the situation of the Civil War by listening to this course. Lincoln should. ABOUT A FRIEND OF MR. LINCOLN. It is Illinois in the s and s. Abraham Lincoln is a circuit-riding lawyer, a member of the state legislature, a man of almost ungovernable ambition.
To his friends he is also a beloved figure, by turns charmingly awkward and mesmerizingly self-possessed a man of whom they, too, expect big things. His comments appeared in a pamphlet published in by the Staunton Speculator and he provided his account to a fellow Confederate in just prior to the end of the war.
Reverend Robert L. Dabney, Chief of Staff to Stonewall Jackson, met Baldwin in March of in Petersburg, Virginia, when the Army of Northern Virginia was under siege.About A Friend of Mr. Lincoln. It is Illinois in the s, and Abraham Lincoln is an ambitious—if charmingly awkward—young circuit lawyer and state legislator.
Among his friends and political colleagues are Joshua Speed, William Herndon, Stephen Douglas, and many others who have come to the exploding frontier town of Springfield to find their futures.