Franklin

The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War / Daniel Stashower.

Author/Creator:
Stashower, Daniel.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 354 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination attempt, 1861.
Presidents -- Assassination attempts -- United States.
Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Summary:
Two-time Edgar award-winning author Daniel Stashower uncovers the riveting true story of the "Baltimore Plot," an audacious conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War.
Contents:
Long, narrow boxes
The cooper and the rail-splitter. His hour had not yet come ; The apprentice ; How I became a detective ; Ardent spirits ; Pink lady ; Let us dare to do our duty ; It's coming yet
Plums and nuts. A pig-tail whistle ; Mobtown ; Suspicions of danger ; Hostile organizations ; The man and the hour ; If I alone must do it ; A postponed rebellion ; A rabid rebel ; A single red ballot ; Whitewash ; The music agent ; A few determined men ; An assault of some kind ; The assassin's knife
The martyr and the scapegoat. The flight of Abraham ; The hour of peril ; Some very tall swearing ; An infamous lie.
Notes:
Maps on lining papers.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0312600224 (hbk.)
9780312600228 (hbk.)
9781250023322 (e-book)
OCLC:
795172332
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