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Lincoln in the Basement
Imagine an 1862 White House where President and Mrs. Lincoln have been kidnapped and successfully replaced with look-alikes. In Cowling's alternate universe, Secretary of War Edward Stanton is disgusted by Lincoln's military strategy and believes that the only way to end the war quickly is to put General Burnsides in charge of the Army of the Potomac instead of Lincoln's choice of General McClellan. Stanton arranges for the President and Mrs. Lincoln to ...