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Review | Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary By Walter Stahr

Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary By Walter Stahr Simon & Schuster 2017, $35 Lincoln’s most controversial Cabinet member, Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, is the subject of this justly deserved, excellent new biography. Walter Stahr provides a comprehensive portrait of the Ohio-born lawyer-turned-politician, crediting him the central role he played “in winning the central war […]