the Civil War in Washington, DC
"Getting the hang of the house": Congressman Abraham Lincoln
"At war with Washington": the abolitionists
"A western free state man": Lincoln and slavery
"Is the center nothing?": Lincoln's middle ground
"Cleaning the devil out of Washington"
"A wide spread and powerful conspiracy": warnings and threats from Washington
"The way we skulked into this city": claiming the presidency
"This big White House": the Lincoln family
"White and black, all mixed up together": the African American community
"A swift and terrible retribution": striking the first blows
"Order out of confusion": preparing for war
"I was slow to adopt the strong measures": loyalty and disloyalty
"If I were only a boy I'd march off tomorrow": the tide of sick and wounded
"An unknown something called freedom"
"Tinkering experiments": toward emancipation
"Freedom triumphant in war and peace": emancipation in Washington
"We must use what tools we have": toward total war
"On the soil where they were born": the former slaves
"The step which, at once, shortens the war": the Emancipation Proclamation
"Defend what is our own": the limits of freedom
"Never forget what they did here": honoring the fallen
"Worth more than a victory in the field": the end in sight
Epilogue: "The country was ready to say amen".
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