Lincoln's White House: The People's House in Wartime

Lincoln's White House: The People's House in Wartime

by James B. Conroy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442251342
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/15/2016
Pages: 328
Sales rank: 336,355
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

James Conroy, a trial lawyer in Boston for over thirty years, is the author of Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1865 (Lyons Press, 2014). He resides on Boston’s South Shore.

Table of Contents

Author’s Note and Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 The Painful Sense of Becoming Educated
2 A Strange Mixture of Enthusiasm and Greed
3 Plain and Simple in Its Appointments
4 A Miscellaneous Assortment of Life and Character
5 The White House Is Turned into Barracks
6 It Is Good to Look at Beauty Once in a While
7 Ink Stained and Work Worn
8 The Republican Queen in Her White Palace
9 This Is a God-Forsaken Hole
10 This Damned Old House
11 My Public Opinion Baths
12 Bright Jewels and Bright Eyes
13 Not an American Crime
14 Bundles and Bales
15 Like So Many Greenhead Flies
16 Crazy and Poetry
17 I Happen Temporarily to Occupy This Big White House
18 And Everything Seemed to Weep
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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