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Tried by war

James M. McPherson

Tried by war

Abraham Lincoln as commander in chief

by James M. McPherson

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Military leadership,
  • Executive power -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
  • Large type books,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James M. McPherson.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.2 .M478 2008b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22658891M
    ISBN 10141041339X
    ISBN 109781410413390
    LC Control Number2008045104

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