Examining the Crucial Election of 1860
Walt Whitman called 1860 the “Year of meteors! brooding year!" In this volume, Douglas R. Egerton describes the major events of that year’s presidential election campaign and the subsequent secession crisis. The author, who teaches history at Le Mo....
"Year of Meteors: Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the Election That Brought on the Civil War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 13
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol13/iss3/31