Lincoln's Little War: How His Carefully Crafted Plans Went Astray

Lincoln's Little War: How His Carefully Crafted Plans Went Astray

by Webb Garrison
     
 

The level of President Abraham Lincoln's involvement in the Civil War has long been debated. This intriguing book by historian Webb Garrison explores how Lincoln's plans for a small police action soon escalated into the bloodiest war in American history, and how Lincoln sought to absolve himself of any responsibility. Illustrated and indexed.  See more details below

Overview

The level of President Abraham Lincoln's involvement in the Civil War has long been debated. This intriguing book by historian Webb Garrison explores how Lincoln's plans for a small police action soon escalated into the bloodiest war in American history, and how Lincoln sought to absolve himself of any responsibility. Illustrated and indexed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558534605
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/1997
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

Webb Garrison, formerly associate dean of Emory University and president of McKendree College,wrote more than 55 books, including Civil War Curiosities and Civil War Triviaand Fact Book. Before his deathin 2000, Garrison lived in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.

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