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Lincoln and the Bluegrass: Slavery and Civil War in Kentucky

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The Bluegrass region of Kentucky was the only part of the slaveholding South Abraham Lincoln knew intimately. How the cultural environment of Lexington, the home of Lincoln's wife, with its pleasure-loving aristocracy, its distinguished political leaders, and its slave auctions shaped his opinions on slavery and secession is traced in these pages.

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Paperback, 468 pages
Published June 4th 1990 by University Press of Kentucky
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