RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 45727328 LA English UL http://site.ebrary.com/id/10555640 T1 At Lincoln's side John Hay's Civil War correspondence and selected writings A1 Hay, John,, Burlingame, Michael,, PB Southern Illinois University Press PP Carbondale YR 2000 SN 0585318425 9780585318424 9780809384761 0809384760 1280697342 9781280697340 AB John Hay believed that "real history is told in private letters," and the more than 220 surviving letters and telegrams from his Civil War days prove that to be true, showing Abraham Lincoln in action: "The Tycoon is in fine whack. I have rarely seen him more serene & busy. He is managing this war, the draft, foreign relations, and planning a reconstruction of the Union, all at once. I never knew with what tyrannous authority he rules the Cabinet, till now. The most important things he decides & there is no cavil."Along with Hay's personal correspondence, Burlingame include.