Mr. Lincoln Goes to War by William Marvel

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Mr. Lincoln Goes to War

'"In William Marvel's forceful narrative, the first year of the Civil War unfolds at a vivid, relentless pace." --Nelson D. Lankford, author of Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capital"Provocative...Thorough research, pointed analysis, and deft prose have become the hallmarks of Bill Marvel’s work." --George C. Rable, Charles Summersell Chair in Southern History, University of Alabama. Author of Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!, winner of the Lincoln Prize"Mr. Lincoln Goes to War is the most provocative account of events in 1861 in a generation." --A. Wilson Greene, Executive Director of Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, and author of Breaking the Backbone of the Rebellion: The Final Battles of the Petersburg Campaign"William Marvel lives up to his unparalleled reputation as Civil War history’s leading provocateur...in prose that burns with passion." --Peter S. Carmichael, author of The Last Generation: Young Virginians in Peace, War, and Reunion and Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro "A fascinating exploration of an enormously complex and important year in our nation's history." --Gary W. Gallagher, John L. Nau III Professor of History, University of Virginia'
'"In William Marvel's forceful narrative, the first year of the Civil War unfolds at a vivid, relentless pace." --Nelson D. Lankford, author of Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capital"Provocative...Thorough research, pointed analysis, and deft prose have become the hallmarks of Bill Marvel’s work." --George C. Rable, Charles Summersell Chair in Southern History, University of Alabama. Author of Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!, winner of the Lincoln Prize"Mr. Lincoln Goes to War is the most provocative account of events in 1861 in a generation." --A. Wilson Greene, Executive Director of Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, and author of Breaking the Backbone of the Rebellion: The Final Battles of the Petersburg Campaign"William Marvel lives up to his unparalleled reputation as Civil War history’s leading provocateur...in prose that burns with passion." --Peter S. Carmichael, author of The Last Generation: Young Virginians in Peace, War, and Reunion and Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro "A fascinating exploration of an enormously complex and important year in our nation's history." --Gary W. Gallagher, John L. Nau III Professor of History, University of Virginia'
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN: 9780547561738 Pages: 432