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Jefferson Davis by Jefferson Davis
Book DescriptionThis fascinating collection of intimate letters from and to Jefferson Davis (1808--1889) illuminates the character and personality of the President of the Confederacy. These letters (the majority appearing fully in print for the first time) range widely over one of the most turbulent periods in American history, from his fifteenth year to his death at eighty-one. Here is Jefferson Davis in all aspects: in love and in house slippers; as wounded war hero; at dramatic heights of statesmanship; in grief over four dead sons; refusing Lee's resignation after Gettysburg and expressing unwavering confidence; as shackled prisoner, stoic survivor, generous friend, adoring father and husband. Equally revealing are the letters written to him by such notable figures as Franklin Pierce, Zachary Taylor, Judah P. Benjamin, General and Mrs. Robert E. Lee, Davis's children, and of course his spirited wife, Varina. From this rich, varied correspondence there emerges a unique biography in letters, adding new dimensions and highlights to one of the most exalted, maligned, and remarkable men in American history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306806384
(203mm x 127mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1995
Country of Publication: United States
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First part of the two-volume chronicle of the birth, life and death of the Confederacy written by Jefferson Davis. It covers the period from the Missouri Compromise in 1820 to the readmission of the Southern states to the US Congress in the late 1860s.
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