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Jefferson Davis, unconquerable heart

Author: Felicity Allen
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1999.
Series: Shades of blue and gray series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author begins the story "with Davis's political imprisonment at the end of the Civil War and ... flashes back to his earlier life, interweaving Davis's private life as a schoolboy, a Mississippi planter, a husband, a father, and a political leader. She follows him from West Point through army service on the frontier, his election to the U.S. House of Representatives, his regimental command in the Mexican War,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Felicity, 1924-
Jefferson Davis, unconquerable heart.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607467319
Named Person: Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Felicity Allen
ISBN: 0826212190 9780826212191
OCLC Number: 41977236
Description: xx, 809 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Capture --
Home --
School --
Army --
Marriage --
Plantation and Politics --
Fame --
United States Senator --
Victory in Defeat --
War Department Days --
Struggles for Health and the South --
President --
The Chief Executive --
Commander in Chief --
The Year of Our Lord 1863 --
Double-quick Downhill --
Prisoners --
An Unseen Hand --
Varina --
Sad Wandering --
The Cause --
The Hero --
Afterward --
J.E. Johnston to J. Davis, on Rank --
Proclamations by Davis for Days of Prayer --
Devotional Material Used by Davis in Prison.
Series Title: Shades of blue and gray series.
Responsibility: Felicity Allen.

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This biography of Jefferson Davis begins with his political imprisonment at the end of the Civil War and flashes back to his earlier life, interweaving his private life as a schoolboy, a Mississippi  Read more...

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