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Product Description: In February 2009, America celebrates the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, and the pace of new Lincoln books and articles has already quickened. From his cabinet’s politics to his own struggles with depression, Lincoln remains the most written-about story in our history...read more
By Harold Holzer (editor), John Y. Simon (editor) and Dawn Vogel (editor)

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9780823227372 | Reprint edition (Fordham Univ Pr, September 1, 2011), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In February 2009, America celebrates the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, and the pace of new Lincoln books and articles has already quickened.

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Product Description: In Lincoln’s Generals, Gabor S. Boritt and a team of distinguished historians examine the interaction between Abraham Lincoln and his five key Civil War generals: McClellan, Hooker, Meade, Sherman, and Grant, providing fresh insight into this mixed bag of officers and the president’s tireless efforts to work with them...read more
By G. S. Boritt (editor), Michael Fellman (contributor), Mark E. Neely (contributor), Stephen W. Sears (contributor) and John Y. Simon (contributor)

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9780803234543 | Bison Books, September 1, 2010, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In Lincoln’s Generals, Gabor S.

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Product Description: Early in 1885 Americans learned that General Grant was writing his Memoirs in a desperate race for time against an incurable cancer. Not generally known was the General’s precarious personal fi­nances, made so by imprudent invest­ments, and his gallant effort to provide for his family by his writing...read more
By John Y. Simon (foreword by)

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9780809329762 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, March 19, 2010, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Early in 1885 Americans learned that General Grant was writing his Memoirs in a desperate race for time against an incurable cancer.

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Product Description: Mexico had interested Ulysses S. Grant since the young lieutenant fought there.  Now, as president of the Mexican Southern Railroad, he emerged as a strong advocate of increased trade and investment.  Appointed by President Chester A...read more
By John Y. Simon (editor)

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9780809328796 | 1 edition (Southern Illinois Univ Pr, October 6, 2009), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Mexico had interested Ulysses S.

By John Y. Simon (editor)

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9780809328390 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, October 31, 2009, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: In this powerful and moving memoir, Robert Beecham tells of his Civil War experiences, both as an enlisted man in the fabled Iron Brigade of the Army of the Potomac and as an officer commanding a newly raised African-American unit...read more
By John Y. Simon (foreword by) and Michael E. Stevens (editor)

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9780742559448 | Reissue edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 1, 2007), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In this powerful and moving memoir, Robert Beecham tells of his Civil War experiences, both as an enlisted man in the fabled Iron Brigade of the Army of the Potomac and as an officer commanding a newly raised African-American unit.

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