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Lincoln"s veteran volunteers

D. Reid Ross

Lincoln"s veteran volunteers

the Hudson Valley"s Ross brothers and the Union"s fight for emancipation

by D. Reid Ross

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ross family.,
  • Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Washington County -- Biography.,
  • Veterans -- New York (State) -- Washington County -- Biography.,
  • Brothers -- New York (State) -- Washington County -- Biography.,
  • Abolitionists -- New York (State) -- Washington County -- Biography.,
  • Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States.,
  • Washington County (N.Y.) -- Biography.,
  • Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Biography.,
  • New York (State) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementD. Reid Ross ; foreword by Duane A. Smith.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE607 .R67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18027680M
    ISBN 109780791476413
    LC Control Number2007052571

    President Lincoln's 75, volunteers were the militia of the loyal U.S. states called up on Ap following the attack on Fort Sumter by the forces of the Confederate States of America. This was the beginning the American Civil War. President Lincoln called volunteers for a period of 90 days. These limits were established by laws that had been passed in the late eighteenth. Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. president (–65), who preserved the Union during the American Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves. Among American heroes, Lincoln continues to have a unique appeal for his fellow countrymen and also for people of other lands. Learn more about Abraham Lincoln here.

    A timeline about the life and career of Abraham Lincoln. Febru Abraham Lincoln is born in a one-room log cabin at Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky. He is the second child born to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy (Hanks) Lincoln—daughter Sarah was born Febru   In response to the attack, Lincoln recounted, he had called up the militia and closed Southern ports. "So far," he said, "all was believed to be strictly legal." Other steps, such as calling for volunteers to serve three years and expanding the regular military, were admittedly more dubious. "These measures, whether strictly legal or not, were.

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The minute I opened this book, "Lincoln's Veteran Volunteers Win the War", I was hooked. I am amazed at the scope and depth of this work. I have never before read a book about the Civil War which revealed details of the lives of so many 5/5(9).

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Few Lincolns had any military training. More than half were seriously wounded or died in battle. Most Lincolns were activists and idealists who had worked with and demonstrated for the homeless and unemployed during the Great Depression. It has several facets - it is a well written historical account of Lincoln's life which is fascinating by itelf, it is a good insight to the American Civil War, it is window into american life and culture in the 's, but I liked it most as alsmost a 'team 'eaderhip' book - exploring how Lincoln, a humble man of whom not much was really Reviews: K.

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