Table of Contents for Hour of Peril : The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War


Author's Note 9(4)
Introduction: Long, Narrow Boxes 13(14)
Part One: The Cooper and the Rail-Splitter 27(136)
Prologue: His Hour Had Not Yet Come
29(18)
1 The Apprentice
47(14)
2 How I Became a Detective
61(22)
3 Ardent Spirits
83(21)
4 Pink Lady
104(24)
5 Let Us Dare to Do Our Duty
128(20)
6 It's Coming Yet
148(15)
Part Two: Plums and Nuts 163(348)
7 A Pig-Tail Whistle
165(30)
8 Mobtown
195(26)
9 Suspicions of Danger
221(24)
10 Hostile Organizations
245(27)
11 The Man and the Hour
272(22)
12 If I Alone Must Do It
294(27)
13 A Postponed Rebellion
321(21)
14 A Rabid Rebel
342(23)
15 A Single Red Ballot
365(27)
16 Whitewash
392(30)
17 The Music Agent
422(19)
18 A Few Determined Men
441(23)
19 An Assault of Some Kind
464(18)
20 The Assassin's Knife
482(29)
Part Three: The Martyr and the Scapegoat 511(85)
21 The Flight of Abraham
513(18)
22 The Hour of Peril
531(31)
23 Some Very Tall Swearing
562(34)
Epilogue: An Infamous Lie 596(61)
Acknowledgments 657(2)
Select Bibliography 659