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The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War / Daniel Stashower.

Stashower, Daniel. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library E 457.4 .S73 2014 30775305507577 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1250042666
  • ISBN: 9781250042668
  • Physical Description: vii, 355 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Minotaur Books paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-340) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Long, narrow boxes -- pt. 1. The cooper and the rail-splitter. -- His hour had not yet come -- The apprentice -- How I became a detective -- Ardent spirits -- Pink lady -- Let us dare to do our duty -- It's coming yet -- pt. 2. Plums and nuts. -- A pig-tail whistle -- Mobtown -- Suspicions of danger -- Hostile organizations -- The man and the hour -- If I alone must do it -- A postponed rebellion -- A rabid rebel -- A single red ballot -- Whitewash -- The music agent -- A few determined men -- An assault of some kind -- The assassin's knife -- pt. 3. The martyr and the scapegoat. -- The flight of Abraham -- The hour of peril -- Some very tall swearing -- Epilogue: An infamous lie.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Assassination attempt, 1861.
Presidents > Assassination attempts > United States.
Baltimore (Md.) > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.

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