Abraham Lincoln and a New Birth of Freedom: The Union and Slavery in the Diplomacy of the Civil War

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PROLOGUE
1.
Allan Nevins, "War Becomes Revolution", Vol. 2 of The War for the Union ( New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1959-71), 242. For the discussion of a five-power intervention and the warnings against such a move, see George Cornewall Lewis (secretary for war), Recognition of the Independence of the Southern States of the North American Union, Nov. 7, 1862, a pamphlet printed for cabinet use and found in the William E. Gladstone (chancellor of exchequer) Papers, British Library, Additional Manuscripts, 44, 595, DX, London; Gladstone, "Memorandum on Border for North and South States of America," July 31, 1862, Gladstone and Palmerston: Being the Correspondence of Lord Palmerston with Mr. Gladstone, 1851-1865, ed. Philip Guedalla (Covent Garden, Eng.: Victor Gollancz, 1928), 230-31; numerous dispatches from Lyons to Lord John Russell (foreign secretary), Russell Papers, Public Record Office (PRO) Kew, England, all cited throughout this work.
2.
See Gary W. Gallagher, "'Upon Their Success Hang Momentous Interests': Generals," in Why the Confederacy Lost, ed. Gabor S. Boritt ( New York: Oxford University Press, 1992), 99-103; "Lincoln to Gasparin, Aug. 4, 1862", The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, 9 vols., ed. Roy P. Basler et al. ( New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1953-55): 5:355-56. Hereafter cited as CWL.
3.
David H. Donald, Lincoln ( New York: Simon and Schuster, 1995), 15, 114, 337, 514-15; Benjamin P. Thomas, Abraham Lincoln: A Biography ( New York: Knopf, 1952), 108-9.
4.
"Speech at Peoria IL, Oct. 16, 1854", CWL, 2:276.
5.
"Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation, Jan. 1, 1863", CWL, 6:30.
6.
Hammond quoted in Frank L. Owsley, King Cotton Diplomacy: Foreign Relations of the Confederate States of America, revised by Harriet Owsley ( Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1959), 16; Mercury quoted in Owsley, King Cotton Diplomacy, 25; Varina Davis, "Jefferson Davis, Ex-President of the Confederate States of America: A Memoir by His Wife", 2 vols. ( New York: Belford, 1890), 2:160.

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