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Reelecting Lincoln

The Battle for the 1864 Presidency

by Jack Waugh

  • 150 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Crown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Political Process - Elections,
  • U.S. Presidential Elections,
  • Political Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States,
  • History: American,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),
  • Lincoln, Abraham,
  • Election,
  • 1809-1865,
  • 1864,
  • Lincoln, Abraham,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7702695M
    ISBN 100517597667
    ISBN 109780517597668


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Book Review: Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle for the Presidency (John C. Waugh): ACW The presidential election was the final crucial battle of the Civil War, and Author: Historynet Staff. David E. Long, Jewel of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln's Re-Election and the End of York: DaCapo, reprint pp., index.

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Waugh. Book covers are straight with no shelf wear whatsoever, and all pages are clean and bright with no tears, marks or Edition: 1st Edition. John Waugh’s book about this election tries to wring out a lot of drama from Lincoln’s second presidential run, but it does not always convince the reader that there is going to be much suspense to this story.

The reelection of Lincoln is presented more as a drama rather than as an explanation of the politics behind the decision. Recollections of Abraham Lincoln has often been cited for its firsthand testimony about key episodes and incidents, This is an ' essential Lincoln books' book.

There are lots of good Lincoln essays in here, mostly from the viewpoint of W. Lamon, a close friend of Lincoln's. Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle For The Presidency 4/5(1). As a journalist, he received the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award and has contributed to The Washington Post Book World, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe, among others.

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waugh The End of the Canvass--Its Issues Clearly Made Up (April 5, ) In the more blatantly partisan journalistic style of the day, The Times reports on the party platforms and concludes that McClellan's anti-war Democrats can only hope to beat Lincoln's unionist Republicans by fraudulent voting.

Praise for Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln “White’s fascinating book takes us behind the façade of those familiar images into the murky reality of politics conducted under very strained conditions White’s is the subtlest and most precise analysis I have read of how and why voters, in this case.

Book Review: Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle for the Presidency (John C. The presidential election was the final crucial battle of the Civil War, and bullets, not ballots, decided the outcome.

By Roy Morris, Jr. Of all the presidential elections in American history, none was more crucial than the one that Author: Historynet Staff. That Abraham Lincoln may have been a battered husband. Another topic worth exploring. I’d probably have more to say if I wrote night by night, but I guess that’s about it for this one.

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Enhancements were made to more precisely measure materials read in K-2 classrooms. But well written though ''Reelecting Lincoln'' is, it is based almost entirely on published sources and adds nothing new to the story. Moreover, it is marred by a retrograde characterization of Lincoln that comes from Carl Sandburg's biography, which appeared decades ago.

John C. Waugh in Reelecting Lincoln takes a reporter’s approach todescribing Washington during the Civil War as bustling, loud, noisy with corruption apparent everywhere. There are soldiers all over the city, many drunk. There are fancy “painted ladies” plying their trade.

People are going to the theatre, and generally enjoying an affluent existence, as General Lee threatens to. In the meantime, here is my book review of the final book on my list. Author John Waugh begins Re-electing Lincoln: The Battle for the Presidency by promising the reader not "a historical treatise" but a reporter's account of the election campaign of as he might have covered it had he been a journalist at the time.

As a journalist, he received the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award and has contributed to The Washington Post Book World, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe, among others.

He previous books, all on the Civil War era, include Reelecting Lincoln, and The Class of He lives in Pantego, TX. John C. WaughCited by: 1. Lincoln's opponent in the Presidential election ofGeorge McClellan, had once been the commander of the Army of the Potomac.

The two had their differences even then, as this letter from Lincoln to the general indicates. Reelecting Lincoln A new book claims that if the McClellan had won the election, the Union might have lost the Civil. Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle for the Presidency The Class of From West Point to Appomattox: Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan, and Their Brothers Buy this book.

The Case of Abraham Lincoln-- Fenster Reelecting Lincoln-- waugh Of course almost every book about the Civil War is also about Lincoln to some degree. I know fiction doesn't count here but perhaps we should make an exception Lincoln: A Novel by Gore Vidal; no biographer could capture the man as he probably was in life as well as Vidal did.

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LINCOLN, Abraham, a Representative from Illinois and 16th President of the United States; born in Hardin County, Ky., Febru ; moved with his parents to a tract on Little Pigeon Creek, Ind., in ; attended a log-cabin school at short intervals and was self-instructed in elementary branches; moved with his father to Macon County, Ill., in and later to Coles County, Ill.; read.

Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle for the Presidency by Joseph Waugh Crown A fascinating book about the topsy-turvy campaign, which pitted Lincoln against his former top general, George McClellan, to whom the President thought he would almost certainly lose.Reelecting Lincoln: the presidential election of Average Rating.

Author.John C. Waugh is the award-winning author of four other books about the Civil War, two of which--"Reelecting Lincoln "and "The Class of "--were Main Selections of the History Book Club. A former bureau chief of the "Christian Science Monitor, "his writing has appeared in the "New York Times, "the "Los Angeles Times, "the "Washington Post.