Our one common country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads peace conference of 1865

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"Our One Common Country explores the most critical meeting of the Civil War. Given short shrift or overlooked by many historians, the Hampton Roads Conference of 1865 was a crucial turning point in the War between the States. In this well written and highly documented book, James B. Conroy describes in fascinating detail what happened when leaders from both sides came together to try to end the hostilities. The meeting was meant to end the fighting on peaceful terms. It failed, however, and the war dragged on for two more bloody, destructive months. Through meticulous research of both primary and secondary sources, Conroy tells the story of the doomed peace negotiations through the characters who lived it. With a fresh and immediate perspective, Our One Common Country offers a thrilling and eye-opening look into the inability of our nation's leaders to find a peaceful solution. The failure of the Hamptons Roads Conference shaped the course of American history and the future of America's wars to come"--
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subject_facet HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Hampton Roads Peace Conference -- (1865), History / Military / General, Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865, POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / Executive Branch, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Peace
title_display Our one common country : Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1865
title_full Our one common country : Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1865 / James B. Conroy, Our one common country : Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads peace conference of 1865 [electronic resource] Conroy, James B.,
title_short Our one common country :
title_sub Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads peace conference of 1865
topic_facet HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), History, Lincoln, Abraham, Peace