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Author Zeitz, Joshua.

Title Lincoln's boys : John Hay, John Nicolay, and the war for Lincoln's image / Joshua Zeitz.

Publication Info. New York : Viking, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.7092 ZEI    Available
Description viii, 390 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-374) and index.
Contents Prologue: June 13, 1905 -- Exile in the west -- The homes of free white people -- It was my privilege to witness -- The prairies are on fire -- Wide awake -- A young man of his age -- Despotic act in the cause of union -- God placed him where he is -- New birth of freedom -- His heart was too sad -- Europe -- Pike County balladeer -- Breadwinners -- A model for all good little boys to follow -- Our ideal hero -- We are Lincoln men all through -- Lincolniana -- The fellows who came of age in the Lincoln years -- Epilogue: July 25, 1947.
Summary A timely and intimate look into Abraham Lincoln's White House through the lives of his two closest aides and confidants.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Friends and associates.
Hay, John, 1838-1905.
Nicolay, John G. (John George), 1832-1901.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Influence.
Private secretaries -- United States -- Biography.
Presidents -- United States -- Staff -- Biography.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780670025664 hardcover
0670025666 hardcover

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