Table of contents for President Lincoln : the duty of a statesman / by William Lee Miller.

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Introduction: Honest Abe Among the Rulers
1. Solemn Oath Registered in Heaven 
2. Act Well Your Part, There All the Honor Lies 
3. On Mastering the Situation: The Drama of Sumter 
4. On Not Mastering the Situation: The Comedy of the Powhatan 
5. Days of Choices: Two April Sundays
6. Realism Right at the Border
7. The Moral Meaning of the Union and the War
8. Bull Run and Other Defeats: Lincoln¿s Resolve
9. On Holding McClellan¿s Horse
10. The Trent and a Decent Respect for the Opinions of Mankind
11. The Magnanimity of a Resolute Statesman or What I Deal with is too Vast for Malicious Dealing 
A Second Introduction: Lincoln¿s Nation Among the Nations
12. I Felt It My Duty to Refuse
13. In Giving Freedom to the Slave We Assure Freedom to the Free
14. The Prompt Vindication of His Honor
15. And the Promise Being Made Must Be Kept
16. The Benign Prerogative to Pardon Unfortunate Guilt 
17. Must I Shoot a Simple Soldier Boy? 
18. A Hard War Without Hatred
19. Temptation in August 
20. The Almighty Has His Own Purposes 
A Conclusion: Abraham Lincoln Among the Immortals

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Military leadership.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Ethics.
Political leadership -- United States -- Case studies.
Command of troops -- Case studies.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Moral and ethical aspects.