Lincoln's war : the untold story of America's greatest president as commander in chief / Geoffrey Perret

Author(s): Perret, Geoffrey
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Subjects: Executive power--United States--History--19th century
United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Biography
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Military leadership
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Random House, c2004
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xv, 470 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2003058703
ISBN: 0375507388 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-452) and index
Contents: Follow me -- Let it come -- Three years or the war -- First martyr, first hero -- Short road to a long war -- The battle for public opinion -- Little Mac -- Manifestly astray -- Great Scott -- Bog of war -- Groping and hoping -- Western horizons -- Sonorous metal blowing martial sounds -- Two irons in the fire -- The meteor man -- Bloody and muddy -- Desperate measures -- Déjà vu carousel -- A chapter closes -- How low can you go? -- Sifting out the hearts of men -- Counsels of war -- The art of command -- North and South -- Man power -- Jailer visionary -- Westward, look! -- Fuglemen lost -- Man, thinking -- Boys in blue - The first general -- Soldier, soldier -- Endgame -- The last tattoo
OCLC Number: 52937691
ISBN/ISSN: 0375507388