Table of contents for Lincoln's war : the untold story of America's greatest president as commander in chief / Geoffrey Perret.


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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS   IX
PREFACE  XIII

1. FOLLOW ME  3

2. LET IT COME 13

3. THREE YEARS OR THE WAR 22

4. FIRST MARTYR, FIRST HERO 41

5. SHORT ROAD TO A LONG WAR 51

6. THE BATTLE FOR PUBLIC OPINION 61

7. LITTLE MAC 70

8. MANIFESTLY ASTRAY  79

9. GREAT SCOTT  91

10. BOG OF WAR  102

11. GROPING AND HOPING  116

12. WESTERN HORIZONS   131

13. SONOROUS METAL BLOWING MARTIAL SOUNDS  144

14. TWO IRONS IN THE FIRE 156




15. THE METEOR MAN  169

16. BLOODY AND MUDDY   185

17. DESPERATE MEASURES 196

18. DEJA VU CAROUSEL 207

19. A CHAPTER CLOSES  217

20. How Low CAN YOU GO? 225

21. SIFTING OUT THE HEARTS OF MEN  235

22. COUNSELS OF WAR 250

23. THE ART OF COMMAND  260

24. NORTH AND SOUTH 273

25. MAN POWER   286

26. JAILER VISIONARY 300

27. WESTWARD, LOOK! 312

28. FUGLEMEN LOS'  324

29. MAN, THINKING  334

30. BOYS IN BLUE  344

31. THE FIRST GENERAL 355

32. SOLDIER, SOLDIER 369

33. ENDGAME   380

34. THE LAST TATTOO 393

NOTES 407
INDEX 453




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Military leadership, United States Politics and government 1861-1865, Executive power United States History 19th century, United States History Civil War, 1861-1865, United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Biography