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Abraham Lincoln : the prairie years and the war years

Author: Carl Sandburg; Edward Steichen
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1954] ©1954
Series: Harvest book, HB297.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [First edition]View all editions and formats
Summary:
This biography is drawn from the six volume work on Lincoln and new research uncovered since the original publication.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967.
Abraham Lincoln.
New York : Harcourt, Brace, ©1954
(OCoLC)557976478
Online version:
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967.
Abraham Lincoln.
New York : Harcourt, Brace, ©1954
(OCoLC)608211492
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sandburg; Edward Steichen
OCLC Number: 9035714
Notes: "Endpapers designed by Edward Steichen"--Page [x].
One-volume edition.
LC copies 6 and 7 have dust jackets.
Description: xiv, 762 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Wilderness beginnings --
New Salem days --
The young legislator --
Lawyer in Springfield --
"I am going to be married" --
Running for Congress --
Congressman Lincoln --
Back home in Springfield --
Restless growing America --
The deepening slavery issue --
The great debates --
Strange friend and friendly stranger --
"Only events can make a president" --
"Mary, we're elected" --
The house dividing --
"I bid you an affectionate farewell" --
America whither? ; Lincoln journeys to Washington --
Lincoln takes the oath as president --
Sumter and war challenge ; Call for troops --
Jefferson Davis ; His government --
Turmoil ; Fear ; Hazards --
Bull Run ; McClellan ; Frémont ; The Trent affair --
The politics of war ; Corruption --
Donelson ; Grant ; Shiloh ; Monitor and Merrimac ; "Seven days" ; The draft --
Second Bull Run ; Bloody Antietam ; Chaos --
The involved slavery issue ; Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation --
McClellan's "slows" ; Election losses ; Fredericksburg ; '62 message --
Thunder over the cabinet ; Murfreesboro --
Final Emancipation Proclamation, '63 --
"More horses than oats" ; Office seekers --
Hooker ; Chancellorsville ; Calamity --
Will Grant take Vicksburg? --
Deep shadows ; Lincoln in early '63 --
The man in the White House --
Gettysburg ; Vicksburg siege ; Deep tides, '63 --
Lincoln at storm center --
Chickamauga ; Elections won, '63 --
Lincoln speaks at Gettysburg --
Epic '63 draws to a close --
Grant given high command, '64 --
Will his party renominate Lincoln? --
Jay Cooke ; Cash for war ; Hard times and flush --
Chase thirsts to run for president --
Spring of '64 ; Blood and anger --
Grant's offensive, '64 ; Free press ; Lincoln visits the army --
The Lincoln-Johnson ticket of the National Union Party --
Washington on the defensive ; Peace babblings --
"The darkest month of the war" ; August '64 --
The fierce fall campaign of '64 --
Lincoln's laughter ; and his religion --
The pardoner --
The man who had become the issue --
Election day, November 8, 1864 --
Lincoln names a chief justice --
The "lost army" ; The South in fire and blood ; War prisons --
The bitter year of '64 comes to a close --
"Forever free" ; The thirteenth amendment --
Heavy smoke ; Dark smoke --
The second inaugural --
Endless executive routine --
Lincoln visits Grant's army ; Grant breaks Lee's line --
Richmond falls ; Appomattox --
"Not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart" --
Negotiations ; An ominous dream --
The calendar says Good Friday --
Blood on the moon --
Shock ; The assassin ; A stricken people --
A tree is best measured when it's down --
Vast pageant ; Then great quiet.
Series Title: Harvest book, HB297.
Responsibility: Carl Sandburg.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_612647

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This biography is drawn from the six volume work on Lincoln and new research uncovered since the original publication.
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