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The Hour of Peril

The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War
Stashower, Daniel (Book - 2013)
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Two-time Edgar award-winning author Daniel Stashower uncovers the riveting true story of the "Baltimore Plot," an audacious conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War.
Authors: Stashower, Daniel
Title: The hour of peril
the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: ix, 354 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Contents: Long, narrow boxes
The cooper and the rail-splitter. His hour had not yet come ; The apprentice ; How I became a detective ; Ardent spirits ; Pink lady ; Let us dare to do our duty ; It's coming yet
Plums and nuts. A pig-tail whistle ; Mobtown ; Suspicions of danger ; Hostile organizations ; The man and the hour ; If I alone must do it ; A postponed rebellion ; A rabid rebel ; Whitewash ; The music agent ; A few determined men ; An assault of some kind ; The assassin's knife
The martyr and the scapegoat. The flight of Abraham ; The hour of peril ; Some very tall swearing ; An infamous lie.
Summary: Two-time Edgar award-winning author Daniel Stashower uncovers the riveting true story of the "Baltimore Plot," an audacious conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War.
Local Note: 6 15 17 18 29 33 35 53 57 60 74 112 118 122 133 138 143 148 152 167 172 182 193 198 210 211 216 222 226 231 242 243 244 245 263 264 272 276
ISBN: 0312600224
9781250023322
9780312600228
Statement of Responsibility: Daniel Stashower
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Baltimore (Md.) History Civil War, 1861-1865. Presidents Assassination attempts United States. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Assassination attempt, 1861.
Topical Term: Presidents
LCCN: 2012042103
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