Sixteen Days that Changed a Presidency, March 24 - April 8, 1865
Noah Andre Trudeau
Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: August, 2016
6x9, 28 images and 11 maps
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Finalist, 2017, Richard Harwell Award, Given by the Civil War Round Table of Atlanta
March 1865: The United States was at a crossroads and, truth be told, Abraham Lincoln was a sick man. "I am very unwell," he confided to a close acquaintance. A vast and terrible civil war was winding down, leaving momentous questions for a war-weary president to address. A timely invitation from General U. S. Grant provided the impetus for an escape to City Point, Virginia, a journey from which Abraham Lincoln drew much more than he ever expected. Lincoln's Greatest Journey: Sixteen Days that Changed a Presidency, March 24 - April 8, 1865, by Noah Andre Trudeau offers the first comprehensive account of a momentous time. Read More...