1. Creator/Author:
  2. Maihafer, Harry J. (1)

War of words : Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War press /

Authors:
Maihafer, Harry J.
Item ID:
MQ23821
Publisher:
Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, c2001.
Edition:
1st ed.
ISBN:
1574883054 (acid-free paper)
Call Number:
E457.2 .M28 2001 1
Physical Description:
viii, 296 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm.
Topic:
Press and politics -- United States -- History -- 19th century. -- Sources.
Public relations -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Relations with journalists.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Journalists.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Press coverage.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865
Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-285) and index.; Preface: Lincoln and the media -- Introduction -- "Cook County is for Abraham Lincoln" -- "Honest old Abe" -- "The better angels of our nature: -- "In the depths of bitterness: -- "As deep as a well: -- "I would save the Union" -- "A worse place than hell" -- "I'll copy the short one" -- "The very best I can" -- "The promise must be kept" -- "All men are created equal" -- "Why, here is General Grant!" -- "I begin to see it" -- Get down, you damn fool!" -- "We fly the banner of Abraham Lincoln" -- "Not a vindictive man" -- "With malice toward none" -- "A righteous and speedy peace".; Genealogy copy is part of the Dr. Allen Wayne Aldred Memorial Collection.
OCLC Number:
17186
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
Category:
Books & Pamphlets