The Resource 366 days in Abraham Lincoln's presidency : the private, political, and military decisions of America's greatest president, Stephen A. Wynalda, (ebook)

366 days in Abraham Lincoln's presidency : the private, political, and military decisions of America's greatest president, Stephen A. Wynalda, (ebook)

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366 days in Abraham Lincoln's presidency : the private, political, and military decisions of America's greatest president
Title
366 days in Abraham Lincoln's presidency
Title remainder
the private, political, and military decisions of America's greatest president
Statement of responsibility
Stephen A. Wynalda
Title variation
Three hundred and sixty-six days in Abraham Lincoln's presidency
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eng
Summary
In a startlingly innovative format, 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." 366 Days in Abraham Lincoln's Presidency includes fascinating facts like how Lincoln hated to hunt but loved to fire guns near the unfinished Washington monument, how he was the only president to own a patent, and how he recited Scottish poetry to relieve stress. As Scottish historian Hugh Blair said, "It is from private life, from familiar, domestic, and seemingly trivial occurrences, that we most often receive light into the real character." Covering 366 non-consecutive days (including a leap day) of Lincoln's presidency, this is a rich, exciting new perspective of our most famous president. This is a must-have edition for any historian, military history or civil war buff, or reader of biographies
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Midwest
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Wynalda, Stephen A
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  • 973.7092
  • B
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States
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adult
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366 days in Abraham Lincoln's presidency : the private, political, and military decisions of America's greatest president, Stephen A. Wynalda, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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9781626369153
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12266968
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12266968
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MWT12266968
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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366 days in Abraham Lincoln's presidency : the private, political, and military decisions of America's greatest president, Stephen A. Wynalda, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781626369153
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12266968
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12266968
System control number
MWT12266968
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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