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The pen makes a good sword : John Forsyth of the Mobile register

Author: Lonnie A Burnett
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The most important Democratic editor of the South."--New York Times, 1877 This book is a biography of Alabama native John Forsyth Jr. and documents his career as a southern newspaper editor during the antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction periods. From 1837 to 1877 Forsyth wrote about many of the most important events of the 19th century. He used his various positions as an editor, Civil War field  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burnett, Lonnie A. (Lonnie Alexander), 1958-
Pen makes a good sword.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006007284
(OCoLC)64486961
Named Person: John Forsyth; John Forsyth
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lonnie A Burnett
ISBN: 9780817381745 0817381740
OCLC Number: 607913091
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 239 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The great son of a noble sire --
What rare times we new opposition editors will have --
We are in a fit of disquiet --
Cannot we pause a moment to think of our country? --
Sacrificed on the altar of duty --
The "disturber" of the democracy --
The cause of the union was lost --
The zenith of today is the nadir of tomorrow --
Conclusion: We never doubted where John Forsyth stood.
Responsibility: Lonnie A. Burnett.

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From 1837 to 1877, John Forsyth Jr wrote about many of the most important events of the 19th century. This book is a biography of this Alabama native. It documents his career as a southern newspaper  Read more...

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