HART & COMPANY, PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK, IN 1886 This extraordinary book constitutes a detailed and comprehensive history of negro slavery in America. The author attempted to trace the history of the Great Conspiracy from its obscure birth in a few ambitious men of the earliest days of the Republic, through the subsequent years of its devolution, down to the days of its Nullification, and to the bitter and bloody period of the armed Civil War.He as further conscientiously dealt with it throughout the book in a manner that allows, when possible, the main chief characters of the issue to speak for them, extensively using their works and correspondence to demonstrate this history. The book also discusses many issued regarding the battles and campaigns of the Civil War, the life and assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the political debates regarding slavery and Constitutional amendments to abolish it as well as other related material on slavery. John Logan was a soldier and political leader that fought against slavery. He served in the Mexican-American War and was a Union Civil War General. In addition to being a State Senator and Congressman in Illinois, he was a Senator and unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States.
He is regarded as the father of Memorial Day. He was regarded as one of the most able officers to enter the army from civilian life and served in with Ulysses Grant in the Western Theater. His horse was killed at the Battle of Belmont and he was wounded at Fort Donelson.During the Siege of Corinth, he commanded a brigade of the Army of the Tennessee. He was a division commander during the Vicksburg Campaign and his unit was the first to enter Vicksburg; he later served as the military governor there. In 1863 he succeeded General Sherman to command the XV Corps and after the death of McPherson he commanded the Army of Tennessee at the Battle of Atlanta. After returning from the Illinois elections in 1864, he commanded XV Corps in the campaign in the Carolinas.
Impatient with General Thomass performance at Nashville, Grant sent Logan to replace him, but he was stopped when news came that Thomas has defeated Confederate General Hoods army at Nashville. After the war, Logan resumed his political career, now a Republican he was a member of the U.House of Representatives and U. Senate during the Reconstruction period. THIS BOOK IS IN FINE - CONDITION At 133-years old this wonderful memoir and history is in excellent condition. The book has truly amazing content. It is bound in handsome navy blue colored cloth with bright background lettering and decorative highlights on the cover and spine. The exterior is clean, sharp and bright with no bumping, rubbing or discernible edge wear. The lettering and decorative highlights are bright, sharp and distinctive. The interior is in wonderful, clean condition; there isnt a mark in the book. It is free of any writing, smudging, foxing, pasteboards, stamps or other markings. It is not an ex-library book. The book has a frontispiece illustration of General Logan and it is richly illustrated throughout. The a tissue guard is in fine condition.
The binding is solid throughout the book; it has no looseness or lean and both hinges are solidly bound, but there is some paper cracking to the front hinge. A wonderful memoir and history of slavery and the American Civil War by a major participant in the war. Soldier, Civil War General, Congressmen, Vice-President Candidate. A Civil War Military and Political History and Reminiscence Handsome Cover Design with Gold Gilded Lettering Excellent History of Slavery and the Ending of Slavery in America Sharp, Bright, Clean, Solidly Bound, Illustrated, Antique Book.
HART & COMPANY, PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK, IN 1886. This extraordinary book constitutes a detailed and comprehensive history of negro slavery in America. THIS BOOK IS IN FINE - CONDITION.
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