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1858 : Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and the war they failed to see

Author: Bruce Chadwick
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, Inc., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1858 explores the events and personalities of the year that would send the America's North and South on a collision course culminating in the slaughter of 630,000 of the nation's young men, a greater number than died in any other American conflict.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chadwick, Bruce.
1858.
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, Inc., ©2008
(OCoLC)595057752
Online version:
Chadwick, Bruce.
1858.
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, Inc., ©2008
(OCoLC)608565775
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Chadwick
ISBN: 9781402209413 140220941X
OCLC Number: 166872781
Description: x, 355 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The White House, New Year's Day, 1858 --
The death of Jefferson Davis --
The White House, early 1858: one year of Dred Scott --
Colonel Robert E. Lee leaves the military forever --
The White House, February 1858: showdown with Stephen Douglas --
Honest Abe and the little giant: the Lincoln-Douglas debates, part one --
The White House, July 1858 --
Honest Abe and the little giant: the Lincoln-Douglas debates, part two --
The White House, autumn 1858: the Forney feud --
Oberlin, Ohio: the rescuers --
The White House, October 1858 --
William Seward: the "irrepressible conflict: --
The White House, Election Day --
William Tecumseh Sherman: dead-ended --
The White House, winter 1858: swashbuckling in the Americas --
Terrible swift sword: John Brown's Christmas raid into Missouri --
The White House, December 1858.
Other Titles: Eighteen fifty-eight
Responsibility: Bruce Chadwick.
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1858 explores the events and personalities of the year that would send the America's North and South on a collision course culminating in the slaughter of 630,000 of the nation's young men, a greater number than died in any other American conflict.

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