Civil War Schemes and Plots

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Gramercy Books, Feb 20, 2001 - History - 224 pages
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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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Contents

Preface
5
Bestlaid Plans
7
The Great Gold HoaxGreed and the 1864 Draft
9
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Webb Garrison is a former university dean & college president who has spent a lifetime collecting & chronicling Civil War imagery & documentation. He has written more than 1,000 articles for magazines, & over 65 books - of which the most popular are on the Civil War; their cumulative sales are approaching one million copies. He is a frequent speaker on this subject for radio talk shows & national TV programs. Webb Garrison lives in North Carolina.