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Lincoln and his admirals : Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. Navy, and the Civil War

Author: Craig L Symonds
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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In 1952, T. Harry Williams wrote the classic study, Lincoln and His Generals. Half a century later, Craig Symonds will write its necessary follow-up, Lincoln and His Admirals - a much-needed history of the Union navy during the Civil War. Given the wealth of books on the military history of the Civil War, surprisingly little has been written about the role of the navy. As Symonds shows, Abraham Lincoln began his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Symonds, Craig L.
Lincoln and his admirals.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008004251
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Gideon Welles; Gustavus Vasa Fox; Abraham Lincoln; Gideon Welles; Gustavus Vasa Fox; Gustavus Vasa Fox; Abraham Lincoln; Gideon Welles
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig L Symonds
ISBN: 9780199718719 0199718717
OCLC Number: 646767066
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 430 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: 1861: GETTING UNDER WAY. "What have I done wrong?": Lincoln and the Fort Sumter crisis --
"A competent force": Lincoln and the blockade --
"No affront to the British flag": Lincoln and the Trent affair --
1862: CHARTING A COURSE. "Rain and the rebels out": Lincoln and the River war --
"It strikes me there's something in it": Lincoln and the Monitor --
"We cannot escape history": Lincoln and the contrabands --
1863: TROUBLED WATERS. "The peninsula all over again": Lincoln, Charleston, and Vicksburg --
"I shall have to cut this know": Lincoln as adjudicator --
"Peace does not appear so distant as it did": Lincoln and the wartime politics --
1864: FULL SPEED AHEAD. "A worthy object": Lincoln and the Red River campaign --
"A vote of thanks" Lincoln and the politics of promotion --
"I must refer you to General Grant": Lincoln relinquishes the conn --
1865: FINAL HARBOR. Epilogue: "Thank God that I have lived to see this": Lincoln and the end of the war.
Responsibility: Craig L. Symonds.

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Abraham Lincoln began his presidency admitting that he knew "but little of ships." Written by a prize-winning historian, this work reveals how Lincoln managed the men who ran the naval side of the  Read more...

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