Coverart for item
The Resource 1858 : Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and the war they failed to see, Bruce Chadwick

1858 : Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and the war they failed to see, Bruce Chadwick

Label
1858 : Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and the war they failed to see
Title
1858
Title remainder
Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and the war they failed to see
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Chadwick
Title variation
Eighteen fifty-eight
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1858 explores the events and personalities of the year that would send the America's North and South on a collision course culminating in the slaughter of 630,000 of the nation's young men, a greater number than died in any other American conflict
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E458
LC item number
.C425 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
1858 : Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and the war they failed to see, Bruce Chadwick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-307) and index
Contents
The White House, New Year's Day, 1858 -- The death of Jefferson Davis -- The White House, early 1858: one year of Dred Scott -- Colonel Robert E. Lee leaves the military forever -- The White House, February 1858: showdown with Stephen Douglas -- Honest Abe and the little giant: the Lincoln-Douglas debates, part one -- The White House, July 1858 -- Honest Abe and the little giant: the Lincoln-Douglas debates, part two -- The White House, autumn 1858: the Forney feud -- Oberlin, Ohio: the rescuers -- The White House, October 1858 -- William Seward: the "irrepressible conflict: -- The White House, Election Day -- William Tecumseh Sherman: dead-ended -- The White House, winter 1858: swashbuckling in the Americas -- Terrible swift sword: John Brown's Christmas raid into Missouri -- The White House, December 1858
Control code
ocn166872781
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 355 p.
Isbn
9781402209413
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007039254
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)166872781
Label
1858 : Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and the war they failed to see, Bruce Chadwick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-307) and index
Contents
The White House, New Year's Day, 1858 -- The death of Jefferson Davis -- The White House, early 1858: one year of Dred Scott -- Colonel Robert E. Lee leaves the military forever -- The White House, February 1858: showdown with Stephen Douglas -- Honest Abe and the little giant: the Lincoln-Douglas debates, part one -- The White House, July 1858 -- Honest Abe and the little giant: the Lincoln-Douglas debates, part two -- The White House, autumn 1858: the Forney feud -- Oberlin, Ohio: the rescuers -- The White House, October 1858 -- William Seward: the "irrepressible conflict: -- The White House, Election Day -- William Tecumseh Sherman: dead-ended -- The White House, winter 1858: swashbuckling in the Americas -- Terrible swift sword: John Brown's Christmas raid into Missouri -- The White House, December 1858
Control code
ocn166872781
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 355 p.
Isbn
9781402209413
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007039254
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)166872781

Library Locations

    • CRPL-Downtown LibraryBorrow it
      450 5th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52401, US
      41.976964 -91.6624043
Processing Feedback ...