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Stanton, Lincoln's Secretary of War.

Author: Fletcher Pratt
Publisher: New York, Norton [1953]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pratt, Fletcher, 1897-1956.
New York : Norton, 1953
Named Person: Edwin M Stanton; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Edwin M Stanton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fletcher Pratt
OCLC Number: 444851
Description: xiii, 520 pages portrait, maps 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The preparation. An Ohio boyhood --
Mr. Attorney Stanton --
The wider stage --
The controlling cases --
Dusty Washington ; golden California --
Background becomes foreground --
The tortured hours --
In transit ; dissatisfaction --
pt. 2. The realization. Setting up housekeeping --
The mind of a soldier --
I must have more troops --
Search for a remedy --
Remedy still to be found --
Two heroes --
Ebb tide --
A study in contrasts --
Double concerto with a finale diminuendo --
Assembly of the decisive pieces --
The waiting winter --
The attack, at last --
Dark August --
The lightning and the sword --
It came out the wrong way --
pt. 3. The third career. Explanations are in order.


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