366 Days in Abraham Lincoln's Presidency

366 Days in Abraham Lincoln's Presidency

The Private, Political, and Military Decisions of America's Greatest President

eBook - 2010
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Journalist Stephen A. Wynalda has constructed a painstakingly detailed day-by-day breakdown of president Abraham Lincoln's decisions in office--including his signing of the Homestead Act on May 20, 1862; his signing of the legislation enacting the first federal income tax on August 5, 1861; and more personal incidents like the day his eleven-year-old son, Willie, died. Revealed are Lincoln's private frustrations on September 28, 1862, as he wrote to vice president Hannibal Hamlin, "The North responds to the [Emancipation] proclamation sufficiently with breath; but breath alone kills no rebels."--Publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., ©2010
ISBN: 9781626369153
1626369151
9781602399945
1602399948
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations

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