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Copperheads : the rise and fall of Lincoln's opponents in the North

Author: Jennifer L Weber
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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If Civil War battlefields saw vast carnage, the Northern home-front was itself far from tranquil. Fierce political debates set communities on edge, spurred secret plots against the Union, and triggered widespread violence, such as the New York City draft riots. And at the heart of all this turmoil stood Northern anti-war Democrats, nicknamed "Copperheads." Now, [the author of this book] reveals how the Copperheads  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer L Weber
OCLC Number: 166277501
Notes: Originally published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2006.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: In the shadows --
Gathering storm --
When will this cruel war be over? --
Battle behind the lines --
Summer of Lincoln's discontent --
Rise and fall of the Copperheads --
"Faction in Civil War is unmitigated treason" --
Defeated.
Responsibility: Jennifer L. Weber.
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Abraham Lincoln fought the Civil War on two fronts - a military effort against the Confederate Army, and an intense political struggle against those within the North who opposed the war. Looking at  Read more...

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