Civil War Schemes and Plots
Acclaimed author of many Civil War books, Webb Garrison here tackles 30 sensational plans, hoaxes, raids, and conspiracies, accompanied by black and white photos and line art. Included are Lincoln and Booth, Jefferson Davis, Jeb Stuart, Ulysses S. Grant, and other tales of the famous and infamous.
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