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One Man Great Enough: Abraham Lincoln's Road to Civil War

By: Waugh, John C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2009

Seller ID: 2208449

ISBN: 0156034638

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. 2009 Trade Paperback. 479 pp. How did Abraham Lincoln, long held as a paragon of presidential bravery and principled politics, find his way to the White House? How did he become this one man great enough to risk the fate of the nation on the well-worn but cast-off notion that all men are created equal?Here award-winning historian John C. Waugh takes us on Lincoln’s road to the Civil War. From Lincoln's first public rejection of slavery to his secret arrival in the capital, from his stunning debates with Stephen Douglas to his contemplative moments considering the ... View more info

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The Class of 1846: From West Point to Appomattox: Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan and Their Brothers

By: Waugh, John C.; McPherson, James M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1994

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2275470

ISBN: 0446515949

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly cocked, otherwise an excellent copy. 1994 Hard Cover. xvi, 635 pp. No single class of West Point--or possibly any academy--has been so indelibly written into history as the one that graduated form the US Military Academy at West Point in 1846. It fought in three wars, produced 20 generals, and left the nation a lasting legacy of bravery, brilliance, and bloodshed. THE CLASS OF 1846 is the fascinating chronicle of this singular group of men, their training their personalities, and the events in which they made their name and met their fate. In this book, we come to know the Class... View more info

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The Class of 1846: From West Point to Appomattox: Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan and Their Brothers

By: Waugh, John C.; McPherson, James M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1994

Seller ID: 2283552

ISBN: 0446515949

Condition: Good


Jacket lightly rubbed, ink name on endpaper. 1994 Hard Cover. xvi, 635 pp. No single class of West Point--or possibly any academy--has been so indelibly written into history as the one that graduated form the US Military Academy at West Point in 1846. It fought in three wars, produced 20 generals, and left the nation a lasting legacy of bravery, brilliance, and bloodshed. THE CLASS OF 1846 is the fascinating chronicle of this singular group of men, their training their personalities, and the events in which they made their name and met their fate. In this book, we come to know the Class of 184... View more info