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William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 650 0 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 172 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 156 0 Browse Search
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House 154 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 78 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 68 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 64 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 62 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 52 0 Browse Search
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid 50 0 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
rusted him with this command without some anxiety. The manner in which he had criticised his superior officers caused Mr. Lincoln to fear that he might not be able to secure that passive obedience from his new subordinates which is so essential to omise of complete amnesty to all those who should rejoin their regiments before the 1st of April, and at the same time Mr. Lincoln relinquished his right to review the sentences of courts-martial in favor of army commanders. According to the testimduced an effect as prompt as it was salutary. It put an end to the long proceedings and appeals to Washington, which Mr. Lincoln's humanity always terminated by a commutation of penalty. The sentences of courts-martial, approved without delay by e defenders of Charleston with excessive confidence. Public opinion at the North was highly excited on the subject. Mr. Lincoln insisted that DuPont should take his fleet back inside of the bar, fearing lest the relinquishment of the operations a
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
Big Black not being bordered by any swamp or bayou. This plan, simple to all appearances, whose success would have been productive of decisive results, pleased Mr. Lincoln, who strongly insisted upon its being carried out. The President could not appreciate from a distance the difficulties which, as we will show presently, ended b was anxious to act. For the last three months the powerful army entrusted to his care had only been employed in cleansing muddy channels, and the good sense of Mr. Lincoln, who sustained the conqueror of Donelson, found it difficult to withstand the demands of those who were clamoring for a more enterprising chieftain. To return t, who knew the precise and methodical mind of General Halleck, with Mr. Stanton's ignorance of matters appertaining to the art of war, and their influence over Mr. Lincoln's mind, fully understood how his plans would be received at Washington. He took good care, therefore, not to make them known to the government until he was sur
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
g his proclamation emancipating the slaves, Mr. Lincoln had been influenced much more by the provocsite views in a patriotic effort to sustain Mr. Lincoln. It having been demonstrated that this prorst of these questions. It was natural for Mr. Lincoln to desire to connect the legislative power ed upon the chances of war, was commuted by Mr. Lincoln into another penalty still more political iuring this action of the government gave President Lincoln much cause for reflection. Consequentlyichmond to the Emancipation Proclamation of Mr. Lincoln contained one reflection which, with the ex a programme difficult to execute. Blaming Mr. Lincoln for the defeats of the Federal armies, they2,422,000 voters, whilst in the same States Mr. Lincoln had received in 1860 a majority of more tha isolate the capital of the Union and force Mr. Lincoln and his government to abandon it in disgraclarge bodies of volunteers who responded to Mr. Lincoln's call. Abundance reigned everywhere, stri[7 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Notes. (search)
in transmitting his order of assignment as commander of the Army of the Potomac. The paternal tone of this letter, mingled with a vein of humor, and the practical good sense which it breathes throughout, portray so admirably the character of Mr. Lincoln that we deem it proper to insert its full text: executive mansion, Washington, D. C., January 26, 1863. Major-General Hooker: General: I have placed you at the head of the Army of the Potomac. Of course I have done this upon what appeareon, if he were alive again, could get any good out of an army while such a spirit prevails in it. And now beware of rashness. Beware of rashness, but with energy and sleepless vigilance go forward and give us victories. Yours, very truly, A. Lincoln. Bibliographical note. we will not here give all the documents from which we have already borrowed the elements of our history, and which are enumerated at the end of the first and second volumes. But as we progress in this work and y