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"War governor of the South" : North Carolina's Zeb Vance in the Confederacy

Author: Joe A Mobley
Publisher: Gainsville : University Press of Florida, ©2005.
Series: New perspectives on the history of the South.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Zebulon B. Vance, governor of North Carolina during the devastating years of the Civil War, has long sparked controversy and spirited political comment among scholars. He has been portrayed as a loyal Confederate, viciously characterized as one of the principal causes of the Confederate defeat, and called "the Lincoln of the South."" "Joe A. Mobley clarifies the nature of Vance's leadership, focusing on the young
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Zebulon Baird Vance; Zebulon Baird Vance
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe A Mobley
ISBN: 0813028493 9780813028491
OCLC Number: 60375588
Description: xiv, 264 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: "My hand fell slowly and sadly by the side of a secessionist" --
"Let every patriot in the land assist" --
"Humanity shudders at what may take place" --
"To their hands I am content to leave it" --
"My life popularity and everything shall go into this contest" --
"Through a most rigorous and dangerous blockade" --
:Women has nerved the arm of the Stalwart soldier" --
"I am not out of heart" --
"All hell can't make me do it" --
"To the last gasp with truth and loyalty".
Series Title: New perspectives on the history of the South.
Responsibility: Joe A. Mobley ; foreword by John David Smith.
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