Abraham Lincoln The Prairie Years and the War Years

ISBN-10: 0156027526

ISBN-13: 9780156027526

Edition: 1974

Authors: Carl Sandburg

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Originally published in six volumes, Sandburg’s Abraham Lincoln was called “the greatest historical biography of our generation.” Sandburg distilled this work into one volume that became the definitive life of Lincoln. Index; photographs.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 1974
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 800
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

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
Bull Run--McClellan--Fremont--The Trent Affair
The Politics of War--Corruption
Donelson--Grant--Shilob--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
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
Sources and Acknowledgments
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