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The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War / Daniel Stashower.

Authors: Stashower, Daniel.
Call number: 973.7 STA
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
Publication date: 2013.
Subject: Presidents -- Assassination attempts -- United States.
Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination attempt, 1861.
Title: The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War / Daniel Stashower.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: ix, 354 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents note: Long, narrow boxes -- The cooper and the rail-splitter. His hour had not yet come ; The apprentice ; How I became a detective ; Ardent spirits ; Pink lady ; Let us dare to do our duty ; It's coming yet -- Plums and nuts. A pig-tail whistle ; Mobtown ; Suspicions of danger ; Hostile organizations ; The man and the hour ; If I alone must do it ; A postponed rebellion ; A rabid rebel ; A single red ballot ; Whitewash ; The music agent ; A few determined men ; An assault of some kind ; The assassin's knife -- The martyr and the scapegoat. The flight of Abraham ; The hour of peril ; Some very tall swearing ; An infamous lie.
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Summary note: Two-time Edgar award-winning author Daniel Stashower uncovers the riveting true story of the "Baltimore Plot," an audacious conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 0312600224 (hbk.)
9780312600228 (hbk.)
LCCN: 2012042103
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1412731
Bib No.: 1412731

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