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Lehrman, Lewis E.

Contents: Men of character: quintessential leaders with different personalities -- The unlikely emergence of Lincoln and Churchill -- The rhetoric of leadership -- Anglo-American relations -- Virtues of great war leaders -- Managing ministers & legislators -- Finding and managing generals -- Army leadership -- 1862/1942 -- 1863/1943 -- 1864/1944 -- 1865/1945 -- Reelection and reconstruction -- Managing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.709 LEH

Sears, Stephen W.

Summary: The high command of the Army of the Potomac was a changeable, often dysfunctional band of brothers, going through the fires of war under seven commanding generals in three years, until Grant came east in 1864. The men in charge all too frequently appeared to be fighting against the administration in Washington instead of for it, increasingly cast as political pawns facing down a vindictive...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.75 SEA

Miller, William Lee.

Summary: The American president has come to be the most powerful figure in the world--and in the nineteenth century, a great man held that office. Lincoln scholar Miller's new book closely examines that great man in that hugely important office, analyzing the commander in chief who coped with the profound moral dilemmas of America's bloodiest war. In this sequel to Lincoln's Virtues Miller completes his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM MIL

Symonds, Craig L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM SYM

Summary: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Pictures 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LIN RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE LIN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LIN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Lincoln 2013

McPherson, James M.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM MCP

Von Drehle, Dave.

Summary: Chronicles Abraham Lincoln's success at turning the Civil War to the North's favor during the year of 1862.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM VON

McPherson, James M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.7092 MCP

Slotkin, Richard

Summary: Describes the political challenges faced by President Lincoln during the summer after the Emancipation Proclamation, including his conflicts with General George McClellan, that ultimately gave General Robert E. Lee his best opportunity to win the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7336 SLO

McPherson, James M.

Summary: 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.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM McP

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 Lincoln

Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV AME

Stahr, Walter

Summary: "Walter Stahr, author of the ... bestseller Seward, now tells the amazing story of Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, the most powerful and controversial of the men close to the president. Stanton raised an army of a million men and directed it from his Washington telegraph office, with Lincoln often at his side. He arrested and imprisoned thousands for "war crimes," some serious and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STANTON, EDWIN Sta

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