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At Lincoln's side : John Hay's Civil War correspondence and selected writings

Author: John Hay; Michael Burlingame
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2000.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Records and correspondence
Brieven (vorm)
Herinneringen (vorm)
Correspondence
Correspondance
Biographies
Récits personnels
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hay, John, 1838-1905.
At Lincoln's side.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99031085
(OCoLC)41278512
Named Person: John Hay; Abraham Lincoln; John Hay; John Hay; Abraham Lincoln; John Hay; John Hay; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Hay; Michael Burlingame
ISBN: 0585318425 9780585318424 9780809384761 0809384760 1280697342 9781280697340
OCLC Number: 45727328
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 294 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. 1. Civil War correspondence --
pt. 2. Selected writings.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Burlingame.

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A collection of some 220 surviving letters and telegrams written by John Hay during his time as a Civil War correspondent, when he lived and worked with President Lincoln. Also included are Hay's  Read more...

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