University Press of Kansas
Understanding the Vitality of the Border States
“I think to lose Kentucky is nearly the same as to lose the whole game," Abraham Lincoln told his Illinois friend Orville Hickman Browning in September 1861. “Kentucky gone, we can not hold Missouri, nor, as I think, Maryland. Those all ag....
Dew, Charles B.
"Lincoln and the Border States: Preserving the Union,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 14
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol14/iss1/36