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Lincoln and his admirals : Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. Navy, and the Civil War /

Main Author: Symonds, Craig L.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
Contents: 1861: GETTING UNDER WAY. "What have I done wrong?": Lincoln and the Fort Sumter crisis -- "A competent force": Lincoln and the blockade -- "No affront to the British flag": Lincoln and the Trent affair -- 1862: CHARTING A COURSE. "Rain and the rebels out": Lincoln and the River war -- "It strikes me there's something in it": Lincoln and the Monitor -- "We cannot escape history": Lincoln and the contrabands -- 1863: TROUBLED WATERS. "The peninsula all over again": Lincoln, Charleston, and Vicksburg -- "I shall have to cut this know": Lincoln as adjudicator -- "Peace does not appear so distant as it did": Lincoln and the wartime politics -- 1864: FULL SPEED AHEAD. "A worthy object": Lincoln and the Red River campaign -- "A vote of thanks" Lincoln and the politics of promotion -- "I must refer you to General Grant": Lincoln relinquishes the conn -- 1865: FINAL HARBOR. Epilogue: "Thank God that I have lived to see this": Lincoln and the end of the war.
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