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Great necessities : the life, times, and writings of Anna Ella Carroll, 1815-1894

Author: C Kay Larson
Publisher: [Philadelphia] : Xlibris, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents the life and work of Anna Ella Carroll, the female member of Pres. Abraham Lincoln's "kitchen cabinet." The author provides a penetrating account of a Southern lady who broke all the rules for women of the era. Carroll circulated in the highest political circles in the nation and made important contributions to democracy's survival. This book will greatly enhance Anna Ella Carroll's stature as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Military history
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Larson, C. Kay.
Great necessities.
[Philadelphia] : Xlibris, ©2004
(OCoLC)609320567
Named Person: Anna Ella Carroll; Anna Ella Carroll
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Kay Larson
ISBN: 1413427499 9781413427493
OCLC Number: 56474368
Notes: "Major writings of Anna Ella Carroll": pages 507-639.
Description: 693 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The formative years --
The 1850s: the politics of turbulence --
Secession --
The Tennessee River campaign --
Emancipation --
Appointments, party politics, publications and personal matters --
The congressional hearings
Responsibility: C. Kay Larson.

Abstract:

This book presents the life and work of Anna Ella Carroll, the female member of Pres. Abraham Lincoln's "kitchen cabinet." The author provides a penetrating account of a Southern lady who broke all the rules for women of the era. Carroll circulated in the highest political circles in the nation and made important contributions to democracy's survival. This book will greatly enhance Anna Ella Carroll's stature as a heroine of the state of Maryland.--Provided by publisher.

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