Abraham Lincoln and Civil War America: A Biography

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INDEX
Adams, Charles Francis, 146
Adams, Charles Francis, Jr., 189
Adams, Henry, 146
African Americans, 58, 116; as soldiers, 117, 128–29, 169, 202; and Reconstruction, 153, 165, 166–67, 199; and suffrage, 153, 155, 156, 167, 198, 200. See also emancipation; slaves and slavery
American party. See Know Nothings
anaconda plan, 86
Anderson, Robert, 79, 80
Antietam, battle of, 115, 119
Arkansas, reconstruction in, 155, 166, 181, 198
Armstrong, Jack, 12, 22, 44
Armstrong, Duff, 44
Army of the Potomac, 145, 147, 159, 161; discontent in, 114, 116, 126, 129– 30; Lincoln visits, 108, 119, 130, 135, 175, 193; McClellan and, 114–15, 156. See also specific battles, commanders
Arnold, Isaac N., 161, 185
Atlanta campaign, 164, 171
Baker, Edward, 30, 184
Ball's Bluff, 96
Banks, Nathaniel, 153, 154, 162, 198
Bates, Edward, 76, 113, 134, 178
Bedell, Grace, 70–71
Berry, William, 18, 19
Bixby, Lydia, 185
Black Hawk War, 17
Blair, Francis P., Sr., 181
Blair, Frank, Jr., 173
Blair, Montgomery, 76, 79, 117, 163, 172, 179
Booth, John Wilkes, 200–202
Bragg, Braxton, 115, 144–45
Brooks, Noah, 118, 131, 173, 175, 192, 195
Browning, Orville H., 35, 47, 70, 78, 89, 101, 108, 122, 124, 169, 186
Buchanan, James, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 78
Buell, Don Carlos, 98, 99–100, 115, 120– 21
Bull Run, first battle, 86, 88, 96
Bull Run, second battle of, 113–14
Burnside, Ambrose E., 120, 121, 129, 132, 134
Butler, Benjamin F., 88, 105, 153, 160, 162
Butler, William F., 11
cabinet crisis, 121–23
Cameron, Simon, 76, 101
Carpenter, Francis, 161
Cartright, Peter, 37
Chancellorsville, battle of, 131, 135
Chattanooga, 144, 145–46, 153
Chase, Salmon P., 51, 67, 75, 98; appointed chief justice, 179; and cabinet, 90, 121, 156; and cabinet crisis, 121–23; and emancipation, 124, 125; and Lincoln, 156, 163; and 1864 nomination, 156–57; resigns, 123, 163

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Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Preface ix
  • Abraham Lincoln and Civil War America *
  • Chapter 1 - A Son of the Frontier 1
  • Chapter 2 - Thwarted Ambition 25
  • Chapter 3 - Rise to Power 49
  • Chapter 4 - A People's Contest 72
  • Chapter 5 - From Limited War to Revolution 99
  • Chapter 6 - Midstream 126
  • Chapter 7 - To Finish the Task 151
  • Chapter 8 - With Malice toward None 177
  • Chronology of Abraham Lincoln 204
  • List of Abbreviations 209
  • Notes 211
  • Bibliographical Essay 228
  • Index 233
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