Lincoln the Lawyer and the Future of American TransportationOn May 6, 1856, the Effie Afton steamed north from Rock Island, Illinois. Another steamboat had started just ahead of the Afton, and the captain of the latter boat decided to show off his vessel’s speed. As the A....
"Lincoln's Greatest Case: The River, the Bridge, and the Making of America,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 17
, Article 20.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol17/iss3/20