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Edwin M. Stanton

Politician (19-Dec-1814 — 24-Dec-1869)


Frank A. Flower. Edwin McMasters Stanton: The Autocrat of Rebellion, Emancipation, and Reconstruction. Western W. Wilson. 1905. 425pp.

George C. Gorham. Life and Public Services of Edwin M. Stanton. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin. 1899. (2 vols.) 456pp. + 478pp.

Benjamin Platt Thomas; Harold Melvin Hyman. Stanton: The Life and Times of Lincoln's Secretary of War. Alfred A. Knopf. 1962. 642pp.


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  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1050)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1387)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.975)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.690)

  9. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.995)

  10. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.185)

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