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Sickles the incredible

Author: W A Swanberg
Publisher: Gettysburg, Pa. : Stan Clark Military Books, 1991.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The life of a Civil War general, congressman tried for murder, friend of five Presidents, diplomat, spendthrift, and libertine - one of the gaudiest of American figures.
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Named Person: Daniel Edgar Sickles; Daniel Edgar Sickles
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W A Swanberg
OCLC Number: 1200556015
Notes: Originally published by Charles Scribner's Sons, 1956.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 433 pages : illustrations, map)
Contents: The people's choice --
Politicking on the Potomac --
After the ball --
Sir, I do assure you --
But one course left --
The dignity of a homicide --
End of a career --
Father to the man --
The Colonel at court --
Target, Washington --
Man with smallpox --
The making of a general --
On to Richmond! --
Backward from Richmond --
Barroom and brothel --
The enemy must ingloriously fly --
Sickles is the man --
"This is a good battle-field" --
Never call retreat --
Tell it to Lincoln --
Certain grave charges --
The campaign of general historicus --
A better general --
O, captain, my captain --
People are too pragmatical --
Letters edged in black --
The general calls on a lady --
A deep sense of propriety --
Tact and forbearance --
St. Daniel and the dragon --
The big Stick --
Au revoir and goodbye --
Return of the native --
A grand old hero he --
I see him on that famous field.
Responsibility: W.A. Swanberg.

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The life of a Civil War general, congressman tried for murder, friend of five Presidents, diplomat, spendthrift, and libertine - one of the gaudiest of American figures.

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