1st Edition

Lincoln and the American Civil War




ISBN 9780367640651
Published December 7, 2020 by Routledge
98 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1967, this book is a concise and ideal study of one of the most important periods of American history and is ideal for A Level students and as an introduction for undergraduates. It discusses the social, economic and political context for Lincoln’s meteoric rise and the legacy of his many achievements including the abolition of slavery.

Table of Contents

1. Unity 2. Slavery 3. The Territories 4. The Rise of Lincoln 5. The Great Debates 6. The Presidency 7. The Coming of War – Fort Sumter 8. Spring and Summer 1861 – Bull Run 9. Late Summer 1861 – Frémont in Missouri 10. The End of 1861 – The ‘Trent’ Affair 11. New Year, 1862 – No more Oysters in the Potomac 12. Spring, 1862 – Movement to the Mississippi 13. March to April, 1862 – The ‘Merrimac’ and the ‘Monitor’ 14. McClellan on the Peninsula 15. August, 1862 – Second Battle of Bull Run 16. September, 1862 – Antietam 17. The Emancipation of the Southern Slaves 18. December 1862 – Fredericksburg 19. Early 1863 – Chancellorsville 20. July , 1863 – Gettysburg 21. 1863 – The Western Theatre 22. Autumn in Tennessee 23. Justice or Mercy? 24. Unhappy New Year, 1864 25. May, 1864 – Grant in the Wilderness 26. June – Cold Harbor 27. Autumn, 1864 – Grant at Petersburg 28. Summer, 1864 – Sherman’s March Through Georgia 29. The Alabama and Mobile - Two Triumphs for the Navy 30. Sheridan in the Shenandoah – A Triumph for the Cavalry 31. Elections 32. 1865 – The End of Slavery 33. 1865 – The End of the War 34. 1865 – The End of the President 35. Those That Were Left 36. The Stricken South

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Audrey Cammiade