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Frank Blair : Lincoln's conservative

Author: William Earl Parrish
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1998.
Series: Missouri biography series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Known for his fearlessness in both the political arena and the battlefield, Frank Blair is a Missouri legend. As a member of one of the most prominent and powerful political families in America during the nineteenth century, possibly the equivalent of the twentieth-century Kennedys, Frank was steeped in politics at an early age. The youngest son of Francis Preston Blair, editor of Andrew Jackson's Washington Globe
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parrish, William Earl, 1931-
Frank Blair.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c1998
(OCoLC)605268770
Online version:
Parrish, William Earl, 1931-
Frank Blair.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c1998
(OCoLC)608669341
Named Person: Frank P Blair, Jr.; Frank P Blair; Frank P Blair, Jr.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Earl Parrish
ISBN: 0826211569 9780826211569
OCLC Number: 37801336
Notes: Series statement taken from jacket.
Description: xv, 318 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. Formative years --
ch. 2. New Mexico adventure --
ch. 3. Marriage and politics --
ch. 4. Reputation established --
ch. 5. Missouri for the Union --
ch. 6. Fremont controversy --
ch. 7. Vicksburg caompaign --
ch. 8. Fighting on two fronts --
ch. 9. Marching through Georgia and the Carolinas --
ch. 10. Reconstruction politics --
ch. 11. Final years.
Series Title: Missouri biography series.
Other Titles: Lincoln's conservative
Responsibility: William E. Parrish.
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