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Abraham Lincoln; [electronic resource] the war years, by Carl Sandburg. With 414 half-tones of photographs and 249 cuts of cartoons, letters, documents.

By: Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Co. [c1939]Description: 4 v. fronts., illus. (incl. maps) plates, ports., facsims. 25 cm.Uniform titles: Abraham Lincoln: the war years Subject(s): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | EE. UU. -- Historia -- Guerra civil, 1861 1865 | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | États-Unis -- Histoire -- 1861-1865 (Guerre de Sécession) | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865DDC classification: 923.173 | 973.7/092 | B Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive Volume 4 | Additional information and access via Open Library Volume 4 Also issued online.
Contents:
Volume 1: America--whither? -- From Springfield to Washington -- Peace efforts fail -- Lincoln takes the oath as president -- Cabinet portraits -- Office-seekers -- War challenge at Sumter -- Call for troops -- Jefferson Davis--his government -- Turmoil--fear--hazards -- Bull run lost '61--Commander McClellan -- Fremont in Missouri--James Gordon Bennett -- Trent affair --"One war at a time" -- Uses of patronage -- December '61 message--committee on the conduct of the war -- Opinion-makers -- Expectations of McClellan -- Corruption--Stanton replaces Cameron -- White House children -- Donelson--Grant--Shiloh -- Farewell, wooden warships! -- Seven days of battles--Summer of '62 -- Draft--decisions--pathos -- Second bull run August '62--chaos -- Bloody antietam September '62 -- Involved slavery issue -- Preliminary emancipation proclamation '62 -- McClellan's "slows" and politics -- Election losses in '62--indian deaths -- December '62 message--"We cannot escape history" -- Burnside--Fredericksburg '62--morale -- Thunder over the cabinet -- Volume 2: Drifting--Murfreesboro--"old stars" -- Final emancipation proclamation '63 -- "More horses than oats"--office-seekers -- Foreign mediation--Butler -- Hooker--Chancellorsville--calamity -- Vicksburg--Grant, liquor, and Lincoln -- Deep shadows--Lincoln in early '63 -- Man in the White House -- Gettysburg--Vicksburg--deep tides -- Lincoln at storm center -- Chickamauga and elections won '63 -- Lincoln speaks at Gettysburg -- Epic '63 draws to a close -- Grant given high command '64 -- Will his party renominate Lincoln? -- Cash for war--Almaden--hard times -- Chase thirsts to run for president -- Volume 3 -- Spring of '64--blood and anger -- Grants offensive '64--free press--Lincoln visits the army -- Lincoln-Johnson ticket -- Washington beleaguered and tumultuous -- Darkest month of the war--August '64 -- Fierce fall campaign of '64 -- Lincoln's laughter--and his religion -- Man had become the issue -- Election day, November 8, 1864 -- Lincoln names a chief justice -- Bitter year of '64 comes to a close -- Volume 4: "Forever free" -- Thirteenth amendment -- Heavy smoke--dark smoke -- Second inaugural -- Executive routine -- Lincoln visits Grant's army -- Grant breaks lee's line '65 -- Lincoln sits in the confederate White House -- Palm Sunday of '65-- North goes wild -- "Not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart" -- Negotiations--ominous dream -- Calendar says Good Friday -- Blood on the moon -- Shock--the assassin--stricken people -- Tree is best measured when it's down -- Vast pageant, then great quiet -- Index.
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"First edition after printing 525 de luxe copies."

Volume 1: America--whither? -- From Springfield to Washington -- Peace efforts fail -- Lincoln takes the oath as president -- Cabinet portraits -- Office-seekers -- War challenge at Sumter -- Call for troops -- Jefferson Davis--his government -- Turmoil--fear--hazards -- Bull run lost '61--Commander McClellan -- Fremont in Missouri--James Gordon Bennett -- Trent affair --"One war at a time" -- Uses of patronage -- December '61 message--committee on the conduct of the war -- Opinion-makers -- Expectations of McClellan -- Corruption--Stanton replaces Cameron -- White House children -- Donelson--Grant--Shiloh -- Farewell, wooden warships! -- Seven days of battles--Summer of '62 -- Draft--decisions--pathos -- Second bull run August '62--chaos -- Bloody antietam September '62 -- Involved slavery issue -- Preliminary emancipation proclamation '62 -- McClellan's "slows" and politics -- Election losses in '62--indian deaths -- December '62 message--"We cannot escape history" -- Burnside--Fredericksburg '62--morale -- Thunder over the cabinet -- Volume 2: Drifting--Murfreesboro--"old stars" -- Final emancipation proclamation '63 -- "More horses than oats"--office-seekers -- Foreign mediation--Butler -- Hooker--Chancellorsville--calamity -- Vicksburg--Grant, liquor, and Lincoln -- Deep shadows--Lincoln in early '63 -- Man in the White House -- Gettysburg--Vicksburg--deep tides -- Lincoln at storm center -- Chickamauga and elections won '63 -- Lincoln speaks at Gettysburg -- Epic '63 draws to a close -- Grant given high command '64 -- Will his party renominate Lincoln? -- Cash for war--Almaden--hard times -- Chase thirsts to run for president -- Volume 3 -- Spring of '64--blood and anger -- Grants offensive '64--free press--Lincoln visits the army -- Lincoln-Johnson ticket -- Washington beleaguered and tumultuous -- Darkest month of the war--August '64 -- Fierce fall campaign of '64 -- Lincoln's laughter--and his religion -- Man had become the issue -- Election day, November 8, 1864 -- Lincoln names a chief justice -- Bitter year of '64 comes to a close -- Volume 4: "Forever free" -- Thirteenth amendment -- Heavy smoke--dark smoke -- Second inaugural -- Executive routine -- Lincoln visits Grant's army -- Grant breaks lee's line '65 -- Lincoln sits in the confederate White House -- Palm Sunday of '65-- North goes wild -- "Not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart" -- Negotiations--ominous dream -- Calendar says Good Friday -- Blood on the moon -- Shock--the assassin--stricken people -- Tree is best measured when it's down -- Vast pageant, then great quiet -- Index.

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