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Lincoln and the tools of war

Robert V. Bruce

Lincoln and the tools of war

by Robert V. Bruce

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Ordnance and ordnance stores

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert V. Bruce. Foreword by Benjamin P. Thomas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE491 .B7 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 368 p.
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5421718M
      ISBN 100837171679
      LC Control Number73015241

      Both of these newspapers have a history of criticizing the Lincoln administration and were blamed by Republicans (Lincoln’s party) for starting the Draft Riots by publishing anti-war editorials. Government and military officials are alarmed by this fake proclamation, fearing it could provoke unrest. This newly published book is a collection of the research of the late Nora True Henn. Henn arrived in new Mexico in and started researching the Lincoln County Wars meticulously. Her works remained unpublished at the time of her death in

      ALA > Tools, Publications & Resources > Programming & Exhibitions > Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War > Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War Tools, Publications & Resources ALA Research & Library Topics. John Fabian Witt, Lincoln’s Code: The Laws of War in American History (New York: Free Press, ) Review by David Luban. Yale legal historian John Fabian Witt has written a superb, illuminating, and startling history of U.S. involvement with the laws of war, from the Revolution to .

      Get the essential Lincoln in a brief and accessible format. From famous documents like the Lincoln-Douglas debates to crucial memoranda and letters, Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War reveals the development of his views on all the critical issues of the day, including free labor, antebellum politics and the Republican party, slavery, secession, the Civil War, and : Michael P. Johnson. One of the world’s foremost Lincoln scholars offers a selection of the president’s writings and remarks on war, its conduct, trials, horror and meaning. From his inauguration to his assassination, Lincoln fulfilled the role of commander in chief so skillfully as to become a model for succeeding presidents—reason enough, Holzer (Lincoln Author: Harold Holzer.


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