vii, 120 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, facsims. ; 27 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"The agonizing prayers of centuries"
"A fit and necessary military measure"
"The trump of jubilee."
"...This book offers readers a unique look at the events that led to the Emancipation Proclamation. Filled with little-known facts and fascinating details, it includes excerpts from historical sources, archival images, and new research that debunks myths about the Emancipation Proclamation and its causes."--Amazon.com.