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Author: Mildred Miles Main; Samuel H Thompson
Publisher: Austin, Tex., Steck Co. [1957]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Group of short biographies of heroic persons who, through a special kind of leadership, contributed in a particular way to the development of the South and the nation.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Samuel H Thompson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mildred Miles Main; Samuel H Thompson
OCLC Number: 1295983
Description: 226 pages illustrations 21 cm
Contents: Founder of Georgia : James Edward Oglethorpe (1696-1785) --
A hunter statesman : Daniel Boone (1734-1820) --
A pioneer lawgiver : James Robertson (1742-1814) --
A King's Mountain hero : John Sevier (1745-1815) --
A cavalier statesman : William Blount (1749-1800) --
He stood before a king : John Laurens (1754-1782) --
Beloved young leader : William Charles Coles Claiborne (1775-1817) --
Trailblazers to the Northwest : Captain Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), Lieutenant William Clark (1770-1838) --
Old Hickory : Andrew Jackson (1797-1845) --
A friend of the Seminoles : William Pope Duval (1784-1854) --
He feared no man : David Crockett (1786-1836) --
An honored descendant of a first American : John McDonald Ross (1790-1866) --
A brother to the Indians : Sam Houston (1793-1863) --
Woman of her word : Jane W. Long (1798-1880) --
Above all, a Virginian : Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) --
Man of tragedy : Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) --
Marse Aleck : Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883) --
A rare soldier : Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson (1824-1863) --
The boy hero of Tennessee : Sam Davis (1842-1863) --
Spirited Confederate spy : Belle Boyd (1844-1900) --
It is the state's business : Thomas Chipman McRae (1851-1929) --
He knew what he wanted : John Sharp Williams (1854-1932) --
A pioneer in education : Charles Duncan McIver (1860-1906) --
The mountain came to her : Martha McChesney Berry (1866-1942).
Responsibility: by Mildred Miles Main and Samuel H. Thompson. Illustrated by Elizabeth Rice.

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Group of short biographies of heroic persons who, through a special kind of leadership, contributed in a particular way to the development of the South and the nation.

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