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Inside Lincoln's White House : the complete Civil War diary of John Hay

Author: John Hay; Michael Burlingame; John R T Ettlinger
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1999, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On 18 April 1861, assistant presidential secretary John Hay recorded in his diary the report of several women that ""some young Virginian long haired swaggering chivalrous of course. . . and half a dozen others including a daredevil guerrilla from Richmond named Ficklin would do a thing within forty eight hours that would ring through the world.""The women feared that the Virginian planned either to assassinate or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Diaries
History
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hay, John, 1838-1905.
Inside Lincoln's White House.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1999, ©1997
(DLC) 96047791
(OCoLC)35830541
Named Person: John Hay; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; John Hay; Abraham Lincoln; John Hay; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Hay; Michael Burlingame; John R T Ettlinger
ISBN: 0585106584 9780585106588 9780809322626 0809322625
OCLC Number: 44954715
Description: 1 online resource (416 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: edited by Michael Burlingame and John R. Turner Ettlinger.

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This diary of Abraham Lincoln's assistant presidential secretary, John Hay, covers some of the dramatic incidents surrounding Lincoln in the White House during the years of the American Civil War,  Read more...

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"[Hay's] war diary provides fascinating and revealing portraits of Lincoln's presidency and, especially, of the president himself. Covering the years 1861 to 1864, the diary is particularly detailed Read more...

 
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