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Jefferson Davis: his rise and fall, a biographical narrative,

Author: Allen Tate
Publisher: New York, Minton, Balch & Company, 1929.
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Written early in Tate's career, this study of the Confederacy's fallen leader is highly critical of his flaws yet ultimately sympathetic to the Southern cause. Allen Tate (1899-1979), a major American poet and a leading New Critic, was the author of many works of criticism and poetry as well as a Civil War novel, The Fathers, and Stonewall Jackson.
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Tate, Allen, 1899-1979.
Jefferson Davis: his rise and fall.
New York, Minton, Balch & Company, 1929
(OCoLC)566371268
Named Person: Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Tate
OCLC Number: 675226
Notes: Maps on lining-papers.
Description: 6 preliminary leaves, 3-311 pages frontispiece, portraits 21 cm
Contents: The man and the hour --
King cotton --
Davis and the lower south --
The making of a nation --
The great year: 1862 --
The confederacy abroad --
Gettysburg: the military crisis --
The people --
The death struggle : 1864 --
Revolution and collapse --
Flight --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: by Allen Tate ...

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Written early in Tate's career, this study of the Confederacy's fallen leader is highly critical of his flaws yet ultimately sympathetic to the Southern cause. Allen Tate (1899-1979), a major American poet and a leading New Critic, was the author of many works of criticism and poetry as well as a Civil War novel, The Fathers, and Stonewall Jackson.

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