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... Service men of the United States , the spies attached to the Bureau of Military
Justice ; he threw pickets around the entire city , fifty feet apart ; he set a watch at
every ferry , and ordered tugs , steamers , and gunboats to patrol the Potomac .
For almost a week the Union soldiers had been riding up and down the Potomac
, destroying every boat on the Maryland shore . But Jones had outwitted them : he
had had his colored man , Henry Rowland , using the boat to fish for shad ...
By sunrise the next morning excited men with grapplinghooks were dragging the
Potomac , and raking and prodding among the carcasses of dead mules in the
great swamp behind Geeseborough Point . All over the nation millions were ...
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One of the most fascinating biographies of Abraham Lincoln. Dale tells Lincoln's story in a very lively manner; it seems that everything's happening before your eyes. The book has powerful tones of emotion, passion, vision, ambition, compassion, and wisdom running all through. It is one of the best.
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LINCOLN - THE UNKNOWN: A vivid and fascinating biographical account of ...
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