The Resource Lincoln's forgotten ally : Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky, Elizabeth D. Leonard, (electronic book)

Lincoln's forgotten ally : Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky, Elizabeth D. Leonard, (electronic book)

Label
Lincoln's forgotten ally : Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky
Title
Lincoln's forgotten ally
Title remainder
Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth D. Leonard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This manuscript is the first biography of Joseph Holt, the U.S. Army's Judge Advocate General during the Civil War. Leonard argues that Holt has been portrayed as more or less a caricature of himself, flatly represented as the brutal prosecutor of Lincoln's assassins and the judge who allowed Mary Surratt to be hanged despite knowing her sentence had been reduced. Leonard contends that the southern view of Holt became the predominant way we see him, in large part because the memory perpetrated by the Lost Cause defined Holt as ruthless toward Southerners and the South. But Leonard argues that
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Leonard, Elizabeth
Dewey number
  • 355.0092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
KF368.H586
LC item number
L46 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judges
  • United States
  • Holt, Joseph
  • United States
Label
Lincoln's forgotten ally : Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky, Elizabeth D. Leonard, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Laying the foundation, 1807-1835 -- The long journey from Louisville to Washington, 1835-1857 -- Serving Buchanan, serving the nation, 1857-1860 -- Standing for the Union, 1861-1862 -- Lincoln's Judge Advocate General, September 3, 1862-April 14, 1865 -- Assassination and its aftermath, April 14, 1865-April 3, 1866 -- Fighting the tide, April 1866-December 1868 -- The Grant years, retirement, and beyond, January 1869-August 1894
Control code
ebr10503300
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 417 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Lincoln's forgotten ally : Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky, Elizabeth D. Leonard, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Laying the foundation, 1807-1835 -- The long journey from Louisville to Washington, 1835-1857 -- Serving Buchanan, serving the nation, 1857-1860 -- Standing for the Union, 1861-1862 -- Lincoln's Judge Advocate General, September 3, 1862-April 14, 1865 -- Assassination and its aftermath, April 14, 1865-April 3, 1866 -- Fighting the tide, April 1866-December 1868 -- The Grant years, retirement, and beyond, January 1869-August 1894
Control code
ebr10503300
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 417 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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