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Lincoln’s Hundred Days

The Emancipation Proclamation and the War for the Union

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$21.50 • £17.95 • €19.50

ISBN 9780674284098

Publication Date: 05/12/2014


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

20 halftones in 2 b/w mock inserts

Belknap Press


  • Prologue. September 22, 1862: Lincoln Tells a Story
  • The Path to the Preliminary Proclamation
    • 1. Toward Emancipation
    • 2. Messages and Measures
    • 3. A New Departure
    • 4. Movement
  • One Hundred Days
    • 5. Judgments
    • 6. The Reactions of Scholars and Soldiers
    • 7. Intervention and Election Fever
    • 8. “We Cannot Escape History”
    • 9. Standing Firm
  • The Proclamation and Beyond
    • 10. Jubilee
    • 11. “Men of Color, To Arms!”
    • 12. “It Can Not Be Retracted”
    • 13. Emancipation Triumphant
  • Epilogue. April 4, 1865: Lincoln Visits Richmond
  • Appendix: Texts of the Emancipation Proclamation
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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