Hell Gate of the Mississippi The Effie Afton Trial and Abraham Lincoln's Role in It (Paperback)
|Author: Larry A. Riney|
From the Publisher:
Step back into what was then the wild-and-woolly Far West of 1857 and the trial that helped make Abraham Lincoln a household name. Get a juryman's front-row view of the Illinois courtroom battle that defined the economic war fought between St. Louis steamboat men and women and their hated foes, the Chicago and New York railroad tycoons.