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James Ford Rhodes (1848–1927).  History of the Civil War, 1861–1865  1917.
 
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sufficiently striking character to distract the attention of the public mind, even in the Western States, whose sons made up his army, from the duel between Grant and Lee.  28
  On June 7, Welles confided to his Diary, “The Convention to-day is the absorbing theme.” Lincoln was renominated, receiving all the votes except those of Missouri, which were given to Grant. As Lincoln explained the result, the Convention “concluded that it is not best to swop horses while crossing the stream.” 1  29
 
Note 1. Lect. 190, n. 1. [back]
 

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