In the months before Lincoln’s election to the presidency in November 1860, planters and businessmen, including those surrounding James Pirrie Bowman, pondered the growing political crisis cautiously among friends and close professional associates. Though short on detail, Bowman’s correspondence giv....
Jewett, Leah W.
"CIVIL WAR TREASURES: Pondering Presidential Politicsin Private,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 12
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol12/iss3/2