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Jefferson Davis, unconquerable heart

Jefferson Davis, unconquerable heart

Author: Felicity Allen
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1999.
Series: Shades of blue and gray series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Allen, Felicity, 1924-
Jefferson Davis, unconquerable heart.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1999
(DLC) 99039915
Named Person: Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Felicity Allen
ISBN: 0826260004 9780826260000
OCLC Number: 57417681
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 809 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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: Preface; Acknowledgments; Editorial Note; I Capture; II Home; I II School; IV Army; V Marriage; VI Plantation and Politics; VII Fame; V I II United States Senator; IX Victory in Defeat; X War Department Days; XI Struggles for Health and the South; XII President; XIII The Chief Executive; XIV Commander in Chief; XV The Year of Our Lord 1863; XVI Double- quick Downhill; XVII Prisoners; XVIII An Unseen Hand; XIX Varina; XX Sad Wandering; XXI The Cause; XXII The Hero; XXIII Afterward; Appendix A J.E. Johnston to J. Davis, on Rank; Appendix B Proclamations by Davis for Days of Prayer. Appendix C Devotional Material Used by Davis in PrisonPreface to the Notes; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Shades of blue and gray series.
Responsibility: Felicity Allen.


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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