The Resource Lincoln and the Bluegrass : slavery and Civil War in Kentucky, by William H. Townsend

Lincoln and the Bluegrass : slavery and Civil War in Kentucky, by William H. Townsend

Label
Lincoln and the Bluegrass : slavery and Civil War in Kentucky
Title
Lincoln and the Bluegrass
Title remainder
slavery and Civil War in Kentucky
Statement of responsibility
by William H. Townsend
Title variation
Slavery and Civil War in Kentucky
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Bluegrass region of Kentucky was the only part of the slaveholding South Abraham Lincoln knew intimately. How the cultural environment of Lexington, the home of Lincoln's wife, with its pleasure-loving aristocracy, its distinguished political leaders, and its slave auctions shaped his opinions on slavery and secession is traced in these pages. In this city, early known as the ""Athens of the West, "" Lincoln's alliance with the Todd family widened his circle of acquaintances to include such diverse personalities as the fiery Cassius M. Clay, who urged immediate emancipation; Dr. Robert J. Br
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1890-1964
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Townsend, William H.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
E457
LC item number
.T78 1955eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Slavery
  • Kentucky
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Slavery
  • Kentucky
Label
Lincoln and the Bluegrass : slavery and Civil War in Kentucky, by William H. Townsend
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1. Athens of the West; 2. The Lincolns of Fayette; 3. The Early Todds; 4. The Little Trader from Hickman Creek; 5. Mary Ann Todd; Illustrations; 6. Slavery in the Bluegrass; 7. Grist to the Mill; 8. The True American; 9. The Lincolns Visit Lexington; 10. Widow Sprigg and Buena Vista; 11. A House Divided; 12. Milly and Alfred; 13. The Buried Years; 14. Storm Clouds; 15. Rebellion; 16. Stirring Days in Kentucky; 17. Problems of State and In-Law Trouble; 18. With Malice toward None; 19. Lilac Time; Bibliograhical Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I
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Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (445 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148755
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Hein Online
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt129bwnm
System control number
  • (OCoLC)903956516
  • (OCoLC)ocn903956516
Label
Lincoln and the Bluegrass : slavery and Civil War in Kentucky, by William H. Townsend
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1. Athens of the West; 2. The Lincolns of Fayette; 3. The Early Todds; 4. The Little Trader from Hickman Creek; 5. Mary Ann Todd; Illustrations; 6. Slavery in the Bluegrass; 7. Grist to the Mill; 8. The True American; 9. The Lincolns Visit Lexington; 10. Widow Sprigg and Buena Vista; 11. A House Divided; 12. Milly and Alfred; 13. The Buried Years; 14. Storm Clouds; 15. Rebellion; 16. Stirring Days in Kentucky; 17. Problems of State and In-Law Trouble; 18. With Malice toward None; 19. Lilac Time; Bibliograhical Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I
  • Jk; l; m; n; o; p; r; s; t; u; v; w
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (445 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148755
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Hein Online
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt129bwnm
System control number
  • (OCoLC)903956516
  • (OCoLC)ocn903956516

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