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    The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War / Daniel Stashower.
    by Stashower, Daniel.
    New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
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  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination attempt, 1861.
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  • Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • ISBN: 
    9780312600228 :
    0312600224 :
    Bib #: 
    840037
    Description: 
    ix, 354 pages ; illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
    Edition: 
    First edition.
    Contents: 
    Introduction: Long, narrow boxes -- The cooper and the rail-splitter. His hour had not yet come ; The apprentice ; How I became a detective ; Ardent spirits ; Pink lady ; Let us dare to do our duty ; It's coming yet -- Plums and nuts. A pig-tail whistle ; Mobtown ; Suspicions of danger ; Hostile organizations ; The man and the hour ; If I alone must do it ; A postponed rebellion ; A rabid rebel ; Whitewash ; The music agent ; A few determined men ; An assault of some kind ; The assassin's knife -- The martyr and the scapegoat. The flight of Abraham ; The hour of peril ; Some very tall swearing ; Epilogue: An infamous lie.
    Notes: 
    Maps on endpapers.
    Summary: 
    Two-time Edgar award-winning author Daniel Stashower uncovers the riveting true story of the "Baltimore Plot," an audacious conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War.
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