Lincoln and the politics of slavery : the other Thirteenth Amendment and the struggle to save the union / Daniel W. Crofts.
In this landmark book, Daniel Crofts examines a little-known episode in the most celebrated aspect of Abraham Lincoln's life: his role as the "Great Emancipator." Lincoln always hated slavery, but he also believed it to be legal where it already existed, and he never imagined fighting...
Chapel Hill :
The University of North Carolina Press,