A secession crisis enigma : William Henry Hurlbert and "The diary of a public man" / Daniel W. Crofts.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Crofts, Daniel W.
Format: Book
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2010.
Table of Contents:
  • Deciphering "The diary of a public man"
  • Proving who wrote the diary
  • Young Hurlbert
  • Hurlbert the journalist
  • Hurlbert and the secession crisis
  • A fiction nothing more nor less?
  • The Lincoln interviews
  • Hurlbert and Ward
  • Promoting the diary
  • Hurlbert and the world
  • Connecting past and present
  • Scandal and summation
  • Epilogue: "The diary of a public man" and the Lincoln legend
  • Appendix: the text of "The diary of a public man."