Tried by War

Abraham Lincoln As Commander In Chief

by James M. McPherson

Hardcover, 329 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $35 | purchase

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Tried by War
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Abraham Lincoln As Commander In Chief
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James M. McPherson

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Evaluates Lincoln's talents as a commander in chief in spite of limited military experience, tracing the ways in which he worked with, or against, his senior commanders to defeat the Confederacy and reshape the presidential role. 150,000 first printing.