A Life. 1862, From the Slough of Despond to the Gates of Richmond, Playing the Last Trump Card, the Soft War Turns Hard, the Emancipation ProclamationDownloadable Audiobook - 2012
From the Slough of Despond to the Gates of Richmond (January-July 1862) Cameron is replaced by Stanton. The president begins to supervise the army and take charge of his administration. Lincoln puts forward his proposal of gradual emancipation with monetary grants to participating states. Many criticize the plan as too expensive. The president proceeds to emancipate the District of Columbia. Lincoln carries out a strategy to replace the social system of the South. McClellan's failures lead to him being replaced by General Henry Halleck. The army of Potomac is withdrawn to a new location. The Second Battle of Bull Run turns into a devastating loss for the Union. Lincoln's announcement about the coming Emancipation Proclamation has severe Electoral backlash. Lincoln visits the Army of the Potomac in an effort to drive it to action. McClellan's hesitance dries up the last of Lincoln's patience. The president again urges Congress to adopt a gradual compensated emancipation.
Publisher: [United States] :, Gildan Audio :, Made available through hoopla,, 2012.
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