A secession crisis enigma : William Henry Hurlbert and "The diary of a public man" / Daniel W. Crofts

Author(s): Crofts, Daniel W
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Subjects: Diary of a public man
Secession--United States--History--Sources
Diaries--Authorship--Case studies
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)--Siege, 1861--Sources
United States--Politics and government--1857-1861--Sources
United States--Politics and government--1861-1865--Sources
United States--Historiography--Miscellanea
United States--History--Errors, inventions, etc
Diary of a public man
Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2010
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: 292 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2009035582
ISBN: 9780807135914 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0807135917 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Deciphering "The diary of a public man" -- Proving who wrote the diary -- Young Hurlbert -- Hurlbert the journalist -- Hurlbert and the secession crisis -- A fiction nothing more nor less? -- The Lincoln interviews -- Hurlbert and Ward -- Promoting the diary -- Hurlbert and the world -- Connecting past and present -- Scandal and summation -- Epilogue: "The diary of a public man" and the Lincoln legend -- Appendix: the text of "The diary of a public man."
OCLC Number: 435711285
ISBN/ISSN: 9780807135914
0807135917