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Bloody times : the funeral of Abraham Lincoln and the manhunt for Jefferson Davis

Author: James L Swanson
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On the morning of April 2, 1865, Jefferson Davis received a telegram from General Robert E. Lee. There is no more time--the Yankees are coming, it warned. That night Davis fled Richmond, setting off an intense manhunt for the Confederate president. Two weeks later, President Lincoln was assassinated, and the nation was convinced that Davis was involved in the conspiracy that led to the crime. James L. Swanson,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Jefferson Davis; Abraham Lincoln; Jefferson Davis
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James L Swanson
ISBN: 9780545392686 0545392683 9780545390477 0545390478
OCLC Number: 758858794
Notes: "A special adaptation for young people from the New York times bestselling author of Manhunt and Bloody crimes"--Cover.
"This edition is available for distribution only through the school market"--P. [4] of cover.
Originally published: New York : Collins, c2011.
Target Audience: Guided Reading Level: X.; Lexile: 1010L.
Description: 196 p. : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: James L. Swanson.

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"On the morning of April 2, 1865, Jefferson Davis received a telegram from General Robert E. Lee. There is no more time--the Yankees are coming, it warned. That night Davis fled Richmond, setting off an intense manhunt for the Confederate president. Two weeks later, President Lincoln was assassinated, and the nation was convinced that Davis was involved in the conspiracy that led to the crime. James L. Swanson, noted Civil War historian and author of Chasing Lincoln's Killer, captures the riveting stories of these two influential men as they made their last journeys through the bloody landscape of a wounded nation"--Publisher.

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