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I held Lincoln

Richard E. Quest

I held Lincoln

a Union sailor"s journey home

by Richard E. Quest

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prisoners of war,
  • Ship captains,
  • Prisoners and prisons,
  • Military History,
  • Assassination,
  • Officers,
  • Campaigns,
  • Escaped prisoners of war,
  • United States. Navy,
  • United States,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-189).

    Other titlesUnion sailor"s journey home
    StatementRichard E. Quest
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE611 .Q47 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 187 pages
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26974604M
    ISBN 101612349498
    ISBN 109781612349497
    LC Control Number2017044998
    OCLC/WorldCa1005198838


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He is a former history teacher, has held administrative positions in public education, and was a dean and associate vice president of several colleges. Quest is a member of the Loudoun County Civil War Round Table and is a guide at the Ball’s Bluff Battlefield I held Lincoln book Park in Virginia.5/5(6).

Covering almost a year of Loring’s service, I Held Lincoln describes the lieutenant’s command of the gunboat USS Wave, the Battle of Calcasieu Pass, the surrender of his ship, and his capture by the Confederates.

He was incarcerated in Camp Groce, a deadly Confederate prison where he endured horrific conditions and abuse.

“A compelling account of capture, imprisonment, escape, ordeal, and survival, I Held Lincoln reads like quality fiction. The reader follows with intense interest the efforts of Union Navy lieutenant Benjamin W.

Loring to gain freedom from a Texas prison camp despite an array of Brand: Potomac Books. It’s a remarkable story, capped with Loring’s account of his brief encounter with Lincoln, as one of the first people to come to the dying President’s aid in Ford’s Theatre. I Held Lincoln is well worth a read by anyone with the slightest interest in the Civil War, throwing light on service in the Navy and the death of Lincoln, but most of all as a rousing tale of escape and evasion.

Covering almost a I held Lincoln book of Loring’s service, I Held Lincoln describes the lieutenant’s command of the gunboat USS Wave, the Battle of Calcasieu Pass, the surrender of his ship, and his capture by the Confederates. He was incarcerated in Camp Groce, a deadly Confederate prison where he endured horrific conditions and abuse.

Covering almost a year of Loring’s service, I Held Lincoln describes the lieutenant’s command of the gunboat USS Wave, the Battle of Calcasieu Pass, the surrender of his ship, and his capture by the Confederates.

He was incarcerated in Camp Groce, a deadly Confederate prison where he endured horrific conditions and : Richard E. Quest. I Held Lincoln author Richard Quest visits to talk about the sailor's journal.

Benjamin Loring helped carry Lincoln on Ap   Richard Quest's I Held Lincoln: A Union Sailor's Journey Home (Potomac, May ) will examine the life of Union naval lieutenant Benjamin Loring, including his connection to one of the war's most infamous events.

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TreasuryCited by: 4. Richard Quest's I Held Lincoln: A Union Sailor's Journey Home builds a Civil War naval service, prison, and prison escape narrative around the personal log of Lt. Benjamin Loring. Though the book utilizes this and other historical sources to tell the story, it quickly becomes apparent when reading the text that there is poetic license involved as well.

Get this from a library. I held Lincoln: a union sailor's journey home. [Richard E Quest] -- On the night of ApLoring attended Ford's Theater and witnessed one of the single most tragic events in American history: the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

After the shot. I HELD LINCOLN: A Union Sailor's Journey Home Richard E. Quest Using Lt. Benjamin Loring's () recently discovered private journal, Quest tells his astonishing now-recovered story, giving insight into a little-known Confederate prison camp during the last days of the Civil War, and providing much-deserved recognition to a man whose.

Benjamin Loring () lived the life of an everyman Civil War sailor. Gleaned from the actual documents of Lt. Benjamin Loring, I Held Lincoln tells the story of a Union sailor’s remarkable odyssey.

This story gives insight into a little-known Confederate prison camp during the last days of the Civil War and provides recognition to a man whose journey was nearly lost to American. Loring was a sailor who just wanted to return home, where the biggest story of his life awaited him.

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