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Diary of Gideon Welles

Gideon Welles

Diary of Gideon Welles

by Gideon Welles

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by John T. Morse. Vol.2, April 1, 1864 - December 31, 1866.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21085489M

Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy throughout Lincoln's administration, kept a detailed and revealing diary during those crucial years. He had the true New England temperament and was as conscientious as any Adams. His diary is one of the most valuable sources of . The Diary of Gideon Welles Secretary of the Navy under Lincoln and Johnson (3 Volumes) (American Biography Series) by Gideon Welles. Published January by Reprint Services Corp.

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The Civil War Diary of Gideon Welles, Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy The historian Howard K. Beale restored these omissions in a edition of the diary, but that book—a photographic copy of the original text with handwritten corrections, crossed out words, and marginalia—required readers to master a challenging editorial system. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy under Lincoln and Johnson, with an Introd. by John T. Morse Volume 1 by Gideon Welles and Edgar Thaddeus Welles (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at .


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