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The union that shaped the Confederacy : Robert Toombs & Alexander H. Stephens

Author: William C Davis
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2001.
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One was a robust charmer given to fits of passion, whose physical appeal could captivate women as easily as his words cajoled colleagues. The other was a frail, melancholy man of quiet intellect, whose ailments drove him eventually to alcohol and drug addiction. Born into different social classes, they were as opposite as men could be. Yet these sons of Georgia, Robert Toombs and Alexander H. Stephens, became fast  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
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Davis, William C., 1946-
Union that shaped the Confederacy.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2001
(OCoLC)606518492
Named Person: Alexander H Stephens; Robert Augustus Toombs; Alexander Hamilton Stephens; Alexander H Stephens; Robert Augustus Toombs
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William C Davis
ISBN: 070061088X 9780700610884
OCLC Number: 45137443
Description: xi, 284 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Disunion and Reunion --
The Making of a Friendship --
The Breaking of a Friendship --
Founding Fathers --
Disillusionment --
Loyal Opposition? --
Enemies Front and Rear --
Uncivil War --
Exultations, Agonies, and Love.
Other Titles: Robert Toombs & Alexander H. Stephens
Responsibility: William C. Davis.

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Born into different social classes, Robert Toombs and Alexander H. Stephens, became fast friends and together changed the course of the South. They dominated the formation of the Confederacy and  Read more...

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