William Montague Browne : versatile Anglo-Irish American, 1823-1883 / monograph. (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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William Montague Browne : versatile Anglo-Irish American, 1823-1883 / monograph.

William Montague Browne : versatile Anglo-Irish American, 1823-1883 / monograph.

Author: E Merton Coulter
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2010, ©1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
Born in County Mayo, Ireland, in 1823, William Montague Browne moved to the United States in 1852 to become an editor of the New York Journal of Commerce. In 1859 he moved to Washington where he edited and finally owned the Washington Constitution. While living there he became an ardent champion of the Southern cause and when Georgia seceded he moved South. During the Civil War he served in several capacities --  Read more...

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Named Person: William M Browne; William M Browne
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Merton Coulter
ISBN: 9780820335339 0820335339
OCLC Number: 908260763
Description: viii, 328 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: William Montague Browne settles in America and becomes a journalist --
Browne, Bowman, and congressional investigations --
Browne and his friends in Washington and New York --
In the campaign and election of 1860 --
Browne travels the road to secession --
Browne and Buchanan part company --
"Constitution" Browne becomes Confederate Browne --
Browne in Richmond --
Commandant of conscription in Georgia --
Athenian Browne --
Defender of the South --
Reporter Browne --
Commentator Browne --
Farmer --
Farm editor --
Literary critic --
Professor Browne --
Service to the University of Georgia --
Citizen Browne --
Death and settlement of estate --
Appendix 1 : Browne's European background --
Appendix 2 : The Pickett papers.
Responsibility: by E. Merton Coulter.


E. Merton Coulter's biography of William Montague Browne portrays the life of an Irish journalist living in the north who moved south to adopt the Confederate cause. During the Civil War he served as  Read more...


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In narrating the life of Browne, as editor, secessionist champion, wartime jack-of-manytrades, businessman, and professor, Coulter has written a volume which follows the pattern established by his Read more...

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