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Don't Shoot That Boy! Abraham Lincoln and Military Justice

By: Lowry, Thomas P.

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Mason City, Iowa, Savas Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16086

ISBN: 1882810384

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to extremities.; DJ in Mylar. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs, graphs; 10 X 6.50 X 1.30 inches; 320 pages; From the DJ flap: "In the midst of America's deadliest war, Lincoln sat the storm center of a hurricane of blood and grief, deciding the fate of men sentenced for crimes including desertion, spying, sabotage, murder, rape - the whole gamut of evil. He balanced sternness and compassion while pressed on one side by weeping relatives begging for mercy, and on the other by military leaders demanding severe discipline for an unruly citizen army. The man many have descr... View more info