A Bullet For Stonewall

Author: Benjamin King
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
ISBN: 9780882897684
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A novel of the Civil War relates a plot to change the course of the war by removing the South's most capable commander, Stonewall Jackson

Lincoln

Author: Gore Vidal
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307784231
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Lincoln joined Lamon in the entrance hall. “The hat fell off in the road, when the
horse shied.” “No, sir,” said Lamon, grimly. “It didn't fall off.” Lamon held up the
hat. From left side to right side, three inches above the brim, a bullet had made its
way. “That bullet just barely missed you.” “Take the hat away, Ward,” said Lincoln
in a low voice. “Show it to no one. Tell no one.” “On one condition, sir. That you
will never again ride out here, or anywhere else, without guards.” Lincoln nodded
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Abraham Lincoln

Author: Facts On File, Incorporated
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438126123
Size: 13.22 MB
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One afternoon in 1786, Samuel Lincoln and his sons went out to work in their
field. Suddenly, a rifle shot rang out from the nearby woods. Lincoln collapsed,
shot and killed by the bullet. The three boys spotted American Indians in the trees
. Immediately, Mordecai ran to a nearby cabin, and Josiah sprinted toward the
local fort to get help. Six-year-old Thomas, or Tom, shocked and terrified, stood
staring at his father's bloody body, unable to move. When he looked up, his eyes
met those ...

Recollected Words Of Abraham Lincoln

Author: Don Fehrenbacher
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804764889
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(D) Although the burlesque style must undoubtedly be charged to Lamon, John
W. Nichols (q.v.) recalled just such an incident, declaring that Lincoln's hat was
later found with a bullet hole in it. However, his testimony, though unclear, seems
to place the adventure in August 1864, rather than August 1862. 16. Lamon
quotes Lincoln as saying in August 1862: I am determined to borrow no trouble. I
believe in the right and that it will ultimately prevail, and I believe it is the
inalienable right ...

Comrades And Commissars

Author: Cecil D. Eby
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 0271029102
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In Comrades and Commissars, Cecil D. Eby pushes beyond the bias that has dominated study of the Lincoln Battalion and gets to the very heart of the American experience in Spain.

Diagnosing Giants

Author: Philip A. Mackowiak
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199359229
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Whereas Lincoln's and Giffords' injuries have much in common, they also differ in
several important aspects. Lincoln was shot with a .44-caliber low-velocity bullet,
Giffords with a 9mm high-velocity bullet. Lincoln's bullet didn't exit the skull;
Giffords' did. Most important, Giffords' bullet traveled only through the left side of
her brain. Lincoln's is thought to have done so as well; however, Leale's
description of a bulging right eye suggests that the bullet actually crossed the
midline into the ...

Abraham Lincoln

Author: Janet Benge
Publisher: YWAM Publishing
ISBN: 9781883002794
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George Atzerodt was to kill Vice President Andrew Johnson, Lewis Paine was to
kill Secretary of State William Seward, and John Wilkes Booth himself would put
a bullet in President Lincoln's head. To add to the dramatic effect, Booth decreed
that all three murders should take place at exactly 10:15 p.m. (though Booth
ended up firing his fatal shot two minutes early). Once they had accomplished
their deed, the plan called for the men to escape to the South, where they
believed they ...

The Lincoln Myth

Author: Steve Berry
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345526597
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Malone could sympathize. Caught between two guns was not a good place to be.
“I'm going to count to three,” he said, “You better have that gun lowered by the
time I finish.” “Don't be an idiot, Malone. My men will be here any second.” “One.”
He saw Kirk's trigger finger tighten. The dilemma was clear. He had to either
shoot Luke in the head, which meant Malone would shoot him, or swing the gun
around and fire across the store. But he'd never make that shot before a bullet
from the ...

Abe Lincoln

Author: Bill Walker
Publisher: Bill Walker DBA Lowtide Books
ISBN: 9780989745703
Size: 30.20 MB
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Instead of killing Lincoln, the bullet puts the president into a coma for sixty-eight years, his body remaining limber and ageless. When he awakens in 1933, Abe Lincoln is a man out of time, a revered icon...and a political pariah.