Jefferson Davis.

  • 396 Pages
  • 3.48 MB
  • English
Russell & Russell , New York
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-
LC ClassificationsE467.1.D26 D8 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination396 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5946225M
LC Control Number65017888

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Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West (Modern War Studies (Paperback)). Elegantly written and impeccably researched, Jefferson Davis, American is the definitive examination of one of the most enigmatic figures in our nation's history.

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See this thread for more information. Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, – December 6, ) was an American military officer, statesman, and leader of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, serving as the President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history, to /5.

Jan 19,  · Not unexpectedly Jefferson Davis is portayed in too heroic a light which dims the qualities he possessed. The book is written as a counterpoint to the villification Davis endured in the defeat of the Confederacy/5(3). Aug 20,  · Jefferson Davis () was a Mexican War hero, U.S.

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Hesseltine Louisiana State University Press, His most recent book is Jefferson Davis, American, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Biography and the Jefferson Davis Award.

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Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Home; My Books;/5. The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government () is a book written by Jefferson Davis, who served as President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil wrote the book as a straightforward history of the Confederate States of America and as an apologia for the causes that he believed led to and justified the American Civil Jefferson Davis.

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Jefferson Davis was the 10th and last child of Samuel Emory Davis, a Georgia-born planter of Welsh ancestry who had fought in the American Revolution. When Jefferson Davis, who was named for Thomas Jefferson, was age three, his family settled on a.

Jefferson Davis was born in Christian County, Kentucky, on June 3, After a distinguished military career, Davis served as a U.S. senator and as secretary of war under Franklin Pierce before Born: Jun 03, Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Growing Up & Facts of Life, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, Animals, Activities, Crafts & Games & more at everyday low prices.

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Jefferson Davis initially did not wish to leave the Union—as the son of a veteran of the American Revolution and as a soldier and senator, he considered himself a patriot.

William J. Cooper shows us how Davis’ initial reluctance turned into absolute commitment to the Confederacy. Jefferson Davis hs somewhat slipped into obscurity. I guess tis does make sense in that to the victor go the spoils.

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Jefferson Davis was about a year older than Lincoln/5. After her husband died, Varina Howell Davis completed his autobiography, publishing it in as Jefferson Davis, A Memoir.

At first the book sold few copies, dashing her hopes of earning some of death: Pneumonia. Former President of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis, offers his account of the Confederacy's swift ascendance and downfall.

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Davis, Jefferson, Inaugural Address of President Davis, Delivered at the Capitol, Monday, February 18,at 1 o'clock, P.M. (Montgomery, AL: Shorter and Reid, ) multiple formats at Nov 23,  · James M. McPherson reconsiders Jefferson Davis, the Confederate president and military commander.

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A 3-star book review. Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, – December 6, ) was an American statesman and advocate for States' Rights. He is most famous for serving as the only President of the Confederate States of America, leading the rebelling southern slave states (the Confederacy) to defeat because of a lack of soldiers and supplies toward the end of the American Civil War, Born: June 3,Christian County, Kentucky.

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