The dogs of war, 1861 / Emory M. Thomas.
By: Thomas, Emory M.Material type: TextPublisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, Copyright date: ©2011Distributor: New York Description: xi, 113 pages : maps ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780195174700 (cloth : acid-free paper); 0195174704 (cloth : acid-free paper).Subject(s): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views | Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 -- Political and social views | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Public opinion | Public opinion -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Public opinion -- Confederate States of America | Sectionalism (U.S.) -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 973.7/11
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The martial moment, 1861 -- War dogs, 1861 and after -- Abraham Lincoln and the coming of the war -- Jefferson Davis and the coming of the war -- Chum? : first blood in Bull Run, 1861 -- Conclusion : resonance.
Provides an account of the months leading up to the Civil War, focusing on the misconceptions that led both Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, as well as American citizens, to believe the battle would be brief.