1. Creator/Author:
  2. O'Connor, Bob. (2)

The life of Abraham Lincoln : as president /

Authors:
O'Connor, Bob., Lamon, Ward Hill,
Other Authors:
O'Connor, Bob.
Item ID:
71200908408059
Publisher:
West Conshohocken, Pa. : Mont Clair Press, 2011, c2010.
ISBN:
9781936680016; 1936680017
Call Number:
E457.3 .L36 2011
Physical Description:
viii, 520 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Topic:
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Bodyguards -- United States -- Biography.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Lamon, Ward Hill, 1828-1893.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
United States -- History -- 1783-1865.
Note:
"A personal account by Lincoln's bodyguard Ward Hill Lamon."; "This publication is produced from the original, never-before published manuscript of Ward Hill Lamon and written circa 1880-1890"--Editor's note.; Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-497) and index.; Original preface by Ward Hill Lamon -- The impending crisis -- The dilemma of the 36th Congress -- The last months of the James Buchanan administration -- The timeline of secession -- Abraham Lincoln becomes president -- The early stages of the war -- After Bull Run -- Mr. Stanton replaces Mr. Cameron as Secretary of War -- The war in 1862 -- The war in 1863 -- The war in 1864 -- The election of 1864 -- The war in 1864, part II -- Attack on Washington City -- The war in 1864, part III -- The war in 1865 -- Cooperation with the cabinet and the president -- The war in 1865, part II -- Summary of the war -- The habeas corpus controversy -- The financial situation -- Importance of cotton -- Foreign diplomacy -- General Grant overcomes his troubles -- Radical men of the north go on the attack -- Conspiracy against the presidents -- Abraham Lincoln's assassination -- President Andrew Johnson -- The assassination of Abraham Lincoln, a confederate plot -- Parallels, Washington and Lincoln -- Abraham Lincoln, the family man -- Abraham Lincoln's character -- Abraham Lincoln's visions and dreams -- Abraham Lincoln's actions -- Abraham Lincoln, the leader -- Summary -- Postscript: Abraham Lincoln according to Ward Hill Lamon.
OCLC Number:
ocn701811301
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
Category:
Books & Pamphlets