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"Fiction distorting fact" : the prison life, annotated by Jefferson Davis

Author: John Joseph Craven; Jefferson Davis; Edward K Eckert
Publisher: Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new study of 'Prison life' places the work and these two years in proper perspective. Davis was imprisoned and Craven was assigned to be his physician, not much more than that should be accepted as fact. This edition reproduces Davis's annotations and comments from his personal copy, along with editorial notes and explanations. It also provides a clear, objective description of Davis's life at Fort Monroe,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Craven, John Joseph, 1822-1893.
"Fiction distorting fact".
Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, ©1987
(OCoLC)568183884
Named Person: Jefferson Davis; John Joseph Craven; John Joseph Craven; Jefferson Davis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Joseph Craven; Jefferson Davis; Edward K Eckert
ISBN: 0865542015 9780865542013
OCLC Number: 14692058
Notes: Annotated ed. of: Prison life of Jefferson Davis, by John J. Craven.
Description: lxxii, 168 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Other Titles: Prison life of Jefferson Davis
Responsibility: [edited by] Edward K. Eckert.

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This new study of 'Prison life' places the work and these two years in proper perspective. Davis was imprisoned and Craven was assigned to be his physician, not much more than that should be accepted as fact. This edition reproduces Davis's annotations and comments from his personal copy, along with editorial notes and explanations. It also provides a clear, objective description of Davis's life at Fort Monroe, based on evidence and Davis's own letters from prison.

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