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Stanton; the life and times of Lincoln's Secretary of War

Author: Benjamin Platt Thomas; Harold Melvin Hyman
Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomas, Benjamin Platt, 1902-1956.
Stanton.
New York, Knopf, 1962
(OCoLC)562524612
Online version:
Thomas, Benjamin Platt, 1902-1956.
Stanton.
New York, Knopf, 1962
(OCoLC)607904806
Named Person: Edwin M Stanton; Edwin M Stanton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Platt Thomas; Harold Melvin Hyman
OCLC Number: 259233
Description: xvii, 642, xii pages illustrations, portraits, facsimile 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A fair prospect --
Jacksonian reformer --
On the way up --
At the heights of the law --
First blow for the Union --
From critic to colleague --
Secretary of War --
Organizing victory --
Failure and frustration --
Relentlessly and without remorse --
Discouraged but not despairing --
My way is clear --
War in good earnest --
Trampled by the hoof of war --
A tower of strength --
His iron mask torn off --
The misfortune of that station --
Stanton's Lincoln --
Sherman's truce --
Justice --
Discord --
Decision --
They must muster me out --
Fruits into ashes --
The root of bitterness --
Off the sharp hooks of uncertainty --
In suspense --
No one will steal it now --
Cling to the old "orifice" --
Campaigning for great --
The obsequies have been enlarged --
Epilogue: A note on the history of Stanton biographies.
Responsibility: [by] Benjamin P. Thomas and Harold M. Hyman.

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