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A Connecticut Yankee in Lincoln’s Cabinet
Navy Secretary Gideon Welles Chronicles the Civil War
Gideon Welles; J. Ronald Spencer, ed.

The Acorn Club



Contents

Introduction
• Editorial Note
• The Emancipation Proclamation and Beyond
• Cabinet Problems and Cabinet Crisis
• Welles on Lincoln
• Taking the Measure of Men
• Generals and Admirals at War
• Navy Department Challenges
• Home-State Matters
• Sidelights and Personal Notes
• Reflections on the War
• Lincoln’s Assassination
• Afterword
• Appendix: Members of Lincoln’s Cabinet
• Members of the Acorn Club

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