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The presidents' war : six American presidents and the Civil War that divided them, Chris DeRose

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The presidents' war : six American presidents and the Civil War that divided them
Title
The presidents' war
Title remainder
six American presidents and the Civil War that divided them
Statement of responsibility
Chris DeRose
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the parts five former American Presidents--John Tyler, Franklin Pierce, Millard Fillmore, James Buchanan, and Martin Van Buren--played in the Civil War and their related interactions with President Abraham Lincoln
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DeRose, Chris
Dewey number
973.7092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E458
LC item number
.D45 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Ex-presidents
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The presidents' war : six American presidents and the Civil War that divided them, Chris DeRose
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(pages 363-366) and index
Contents
Prologue: in Jackson's time -- I met nullification at its threshold -- The freshmen -- The setting sun -- ... and Tyler, too -- War in Mexico! -- The 30th Congress -- A final settlement -- A hell of a storm -- The final election of the old America -- General Jackson is dead! -- The first and only choice of the Republicans of Illinois -- A startling tide of reckless fanaticism -- Five against Lincoln -- The gathering storm -- The tug has to come -- The last winter of peace -- That all will yet be well -- Home again -- Breakfast at Fort Sumter -- The meeting that never was -- The border states -- Twilight at Wheatland, dawn at Manassas -- To lose Kentucky is nearly the same as to lose the whole game -- Capture on the high seas -- The bottom is out of the tub -- Greenbacks and ironclads -- Any explanations which you may offer would be acceptable -- West and east -- The very vortex of hell -- Destroy the rebel army, if possible -- A continuation of war by other means -- A storm of lead -- If my name ever goes into history, it will be for this act -- We are ruined -- The brave men, living and dead -- The Fourth of July -- A new birth of freedom -- Our old home -- Those not skinning can hold a leg -- Not unworthy to remain in my present position -- The last full measure -- Epilogue: do not despair of the republic
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 379 pages
Isbn
9780762796649
Lccn
2014011002
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)LY796649
  • (FIPpSEB)LY796649
  • (OCoLC)857803537
Label
The presidents' war : six American presidents and the Civil War that divided them, Chris DeRose
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references(pages 363-366) and index
Contents
Prologue: in Jackson's time -- I met nullification at its threshold -- The freshmen -- The setting sun -- ... and Tyler, too -- War in Mexico! -- The 30th Congress -- A final settlement -- A hell of a storm -- The final election of the old America -- General Jackson is dead! -- The first and only choice of the Republicans of Illinois -- A startling tide of reckless fanaticism -- Five against Lincoln -- The gathering storm -- The tug has to come -- The last winter of peace -- That all will yet be well -- Home again -- Breakfast at Fort Sumter -- The meeting that never was -- The border states -- Twilight at Wheatland, dawn at Manassas -- To lose Kentucky is nearly the same as to lose the whole game -- Capture on the high seas -- The bottom is out of the tub -- Greenbacks and ironclads -- Any explanations which you may offer would be acceptable -- West and east -- The very vortex of hell -- Destroy the rebel army, if possible -- A continuation of war by other means -- A storm of lead -- If my name ever goes into history, it will be for this act -- We are ruined -- The brave men, living and dead -- The Fourth of July -- A new birth of freedom -- Our old home -- Those not skinning can hold a leg -- Not unworthy to remain in my present position -- The last full measure -- Epilogue: do not despair of the republic
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 379 pages
Isbn
9780762796649
Lccn
2014011002
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)LY796649
  • (FIPpSEB)LY796649
  • (OCoLC)857803537

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