The Resource Lincoln's forgotten ally : Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky, Elizabeth D. Leonard

Lincoln's forgotten ally : Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky, Elizabeth D. Leonard

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Lincoln's forgotten ally : Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky
Title
Lincoln's forgotten ally
Title remainder
Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth D. Leonard
Title variation
Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Joseph Holt, the stern, brilliant, and deeply committed Unionist from Kentucky, spent the first several months of the American Civil War successfully laboring to maintain Kentucky's loyalty to the Union, then went on to serve as President Lincoln's judge advocate general. In Lincoln's Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky, Elizabeth Leonard offers the first full-scale biography of Holt, who has long been overlooked and misunderstood by historians and students of the war"--Provided by publisher
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leonard, Elizabeth D
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Civil War America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holt, Joseph
  • Holt, Joseph (Jurist)
  • United States
  • Judges
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Lincoln's forgotten ally : Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky, Elizabeth D. Leonard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-388) and index
Contents
Laying the foundation, 1807-1835 -- The long journey from Louisville to Washington, 1835-1857 -- Serving Buchanan, serving the nation, 1857-1860 -- Standing for the Union, 1861-1862 -- Lincoln's Judge Advocate General, September 3, 1862-April 14, 1865 -- Assassination and its aftermath, April 14, 1865-April 3, 1866 -- Fighting the tide, April 1866-December 1868 -- The Grant years, retirement, and beyond, January 1869-August 1894
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 417 p.
Isbn
9780807835005
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
  • 20110116 87
  • 20110116 87
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)708243819
Label
Lincoln's forgotten ally : Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky, Elizabeth D. Leonard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-388) and index
Contents
Laying the foundation, 1807-1835 -- The long journey from Louisville to Washington, 1835-1857 -- Serving Buchanan, serving the nation, 1857-1860 -- Standing for the Union, 1861-1862 -- Lincoln's Judge Advocate General, September 3, 1862-April 14, 1865 -- Assassination and its aftermath, April 14, 1865-April 3, 1866 -- Fighting the tide, April 1866-December 1868 -- The Grant years, retirement, and beyond, January 1869-August 1894
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 417 p.
Isbn
9780807835005
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
  • 20110116 87
  • 20110116 87
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)708243819

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