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The Resource Jefferson Davis : ex-president of the Confederate States of America, a memoir by his wife

Jefferson Davis : ex-president of the Confederate States of America, a memoir by his wife

Label
Jefferson Davis : ex-president of the Confederate States of America
Title
Jefferson Davis
Title remainder
ex-president of the Confederate States of America
Statement of responsibility
a memoir by his wife
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines Jefferson Davis's life as a United States statesman and President of the Confederacy
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
923.273
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plans
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
E467.1.D26
LC item number
D3 1890
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Jefferson Davis : ex-president of the Confederate States of America, a memoir by his wife
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"I shall endeavor ... to make the book an autobiography--to tell the story of my husband's life in his own words; to complete the task he left unfinished"--Page 2
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Volume 1. Ancestry and boyhood -- Early education -- At Transylvania University -- Enters West Point -- West Point, 1818-25 -- Fort Crawford, 1825-29 -- Fort Winnebago, 1829-31 -- Yellow River, 1831 -- The Galena Lead Mines, 1831-32 -- Fort Frawford, 1832-33 -- The Black Hawk War -- Fort Gibson -- A Leington and Galena -- Fort Bibson, 1834 -- Return to Brierfield -- Hurricane and Brierfield, 1837-45 -- Begins his political life, 1843 -- Marriage 1845 -- In the twenty-ninth Congress, 1845-46 -- Visit of Calhoun, 1845 -- Mr. Davis's first session in Congress -- The secret service fund -- The Senate in 1845 -- Storming of Monterey, 1846 -- The Storming of Monterey -- After the battle of Monterey -- The in thirtieth Congress -- The Oregon question -- Cuban offers --Anti-slavery agitation -- Thirty-first Congress, 1849-50 -- Missouri Compromise -- From plantation to cabinet life -- First year in the cabinet -- Mr. Davis' second report -- Third year as secretary of war -- Fourth report -- Secretary of war, 1853-57 -- Cabinet life -- Social relations and incidents of cabinet life, 1853-57 -- The winter of 1859 -- Summer outing -- thirty-sixth Congress -- Charleston convention, 1860 -- Mr. Davis withdraws from the Senate
  • Volume 2. From Washington to Mississippi -- Election as president -- Mr. Davis continues his narrative -- Going to Montgomery -- The office was not sought -- Peace propositions -- Preparations for war -- The bombardment of Sumter -- The president arrives in Richmond -- Engagement at Bull Run, and battle of Manassas -- Conferences after the battle of Manassas -- Reflections on the victory -- Responsibility for the failure to pursue -- General Johnston's correspondence -- The opposition of Congress to the president -- Beauregard's letter -- Roanoke Island -- The inauguration -- Effort to effect exchange of prisoners -- The executive mansion -- Emancipation proclamation -- Missouri (monitor) and Virginia (Merrimac) -- Shiloh, 1862 -- New Orleans -- Yorktown and Williamsburg -- The gun-boats in the James River -- Jackson in the valley -- Mr. Davis's literary preferences -- Seven day's battles around Richmond -- Foreign relations -- Memphis, Vicksburg, and Baton Rouge -- Confederate Congress -- Rehabilitation for outrages -- Campaign against Pope -- Visit to Tennessee - Introduction to 1863 -- Chancellorsville -- Gettysburg -- General Lee's offer of resignation - Vice-president Stephen's commission to Washington -- Fall of Vicksburg, July 4th, 1863 -- Present Davis's letter to General Johnston after the fall of Vicksburg -- Military operations at Charleston -- Letter to his Holiness, the Pope -- Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge -- Correspondence between President Davis and Governor Z. B. Vance -- The Maryland line and the Kilpatrick Dahlgren Raid -- Diplomatic correspondence -- Fort Pillow, Ocean Pond and Meridian -- Virginia campaign, 1864 -- Yellow tavern -- Bombardment of Charleston -- Battle of Drury's Bluff, May 16, 1864 -- The lack of food and the prices in the Confederacy -- Exchange of prisoners, and Andersonville -- Journey to Charlotte -- Nearing the end -- The President's account of the evacuation of Richmond -- Surrender of Lee -- Honorable mention -- The Washington artillery of New Orleans -- Leaving Charlotte -- The journey of Greensborough -- Capture of President Davis, as written by himself -- The separation and imprisonment of our party -- Cruelties practiced at Fortress Monroe -- The tortures inflicted by General Miles -- Hon. Hugh MacCulloch's visit to Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe -- Letters from prison -- Account of journey to Savannah -- Letters from prison -- Letters from Fortress Monroe -- Visit to New Orleans and admission to Fortress Monroe -- After release in 1867 to 1870 -- Reason for not asking pardon -- Unwillingness to ask pardon -- The wreck of the Pacific -- The commencement and completion of the "Rise and Fall of the Confederate States of America" -- General Sherman's accusations -- General Joseph E. Johnston and the confederate treasure -- The prohibition issue -- The East India fleet -- General Random's reminiscences of Mr. Davis -- Mr. Davis characteristics -- The end of a noble life and a nation's sorrows over its loss
Control code
1369170
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
2 volumes
Lccn
07021652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 2 (Special Collect): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott.
Other physical details
plates, portraits, folded plans, facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)1369170
Label
Jefferson Davis : ex-president of the Confederate States of America, a memoir by his wife
Publication
Copyright
Note
"I shall endeavor ... to make the book an autobiography--to tell the story of my husband's life in his own words; to complete the task he left unfinished"--Page 2
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Volume 1. Ancestry and boyhood -- Early education -- At Transylvania University -- Enters West Point -- West Point, 1818-25 -- Fort Crawford, 1825-29 -- Fort Winnebago, 1829-31 -- Yellow River, 1831 -- The Galena Lead Mines, 1831-32 -- Fort Frawford, 1832-33 -- The Black Hawk War -- Fort Gibson -- A Leington and Galena -- Fort Bibson, 1834 -- Return to Brierfield -- Hurricane and Brierfield, 1837-45 -- Begins his political life, 1843 -- Marriage 1845 -- In the twenty-ninth Congress, 1845-46 -- Visit of Calhoun, 1845 -- Mr. Davis's first session in Congress -- The secret service fund -- The Senate in 1845 -- Storming of Monterey, 1846 -- The Storming of Monterey -- After the battle of Monterey -- The in thirtieth Congress -- The Oregon question -- Cuban offers --Anti-slavery agitation -- Thirty-first Congress, 1849-50 -- Missouri Compromise -- From plantation to cabinet life -- First year in the cabinet -- Mr. Davis' second report -- Third year as secretary of war -- Fourth report -- Secretary of war, 1853-57 -- Cabinet life -- Social relations and incidents of cabinet life, 1853-57 -- The winter of 1859 -- Summer outing -- thirty-sixth Congress -- Charleston convention, 1860 -- Mr. Davis withdraws from the Senate
  • Volume 2. From Washington to Mississippi -- Election as president -- Mr. Davis continues his narrative -- Going to Montgomery -- The office was not sought -- Peace propositions -- Preparations for war -- The bombardment of Sumter -- The president arrives in Richmond -- Engagement at Bull Run, and battle of Manassas -- Conferences after the battle of Manassas -- Reflections on the victory -- Responsibility for the failure to pursue -- General Johnston's correspondence -- The opposition of Congress to the president -- Beauregard's letter -- Roanoke Island -- The inauguration -- Effort to effect exchange of prisoners -- The executive mansion -- Emancipation proclamation -- Missouri (monitor) and Virginia (Merrimac) -- Shiloh, 1862 -- New Orleans -- Yorktown and Williamsburg -- The gun-boats in the James River -- Jackson in the valley -- Mr. Davis's literary preferences -- Seven day's battles around Richmond -- Foreign relations -- Memphis, Vicksburg, and Baton Rouge -- Confederate Congress -- Rehabilitation for outrages -- Campaign against Pope -- Visit to Tennessee - Introduction to 1863 -- Chancellorsville -- Gettysburg -- General Lee's offer of resignation - Vice-president Stephen's commission to Washington -- Fall of Vicksburg, July 4th, 1863 -- Present Davis's letter to General Johnston after the fall of Vicksburg -- Military operations at Charleston -- Letter to his Holiness, the Pope -- Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge -- Correspondence between President Davis and Governor Z. B. Vance -- The Maryland line and the Kilpatrick Dahlgren Raid -- Diplomatic correspondence -- Fort Pillow, Ocean Pond and Meridian -- Virginia campaign, 1864 -- Yellow tavern -- Bombardment of Charleston -- Battle of Drury's Bluff, May 16, 1864 -- The lack of food and the prices in the Confederacy -- Exchange of prisoners, and Andersonville -- Journey to Charlotte -- Nearing the end -- The President's account of the evacuation of Richmond -- Surrender of Lee -- Honorable mention -- The Washington artillery of New Orleans -- Leaving Charlotte -- The journey of Greensborough -- Capture of President Davis, as written by himself -- The separation and imprisonment of our party -- Cruelties practiced at Fortress Monroe -- The tortures inflicted by General Miles -- Hon. Hugh MacCulloch's visit to Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe -- Letters from prison -- Account of journey to Savannah -- Letters from prison -- Letters from Fortress Monroe -- Visit to New Orleans and admission to Fortress Monroe -- After release in 1867 to 1870 -- Reason for not asking pardon -- Unwillingness to ask pardon -- The wreck of the Pacific -- The commencement and completion of the "Rise and Fall of the Confederate States of America" -- General Sherman's accusations -- General Joseph E. Johnston and the confederate treasure -- The prohibition issue -- The East India fleet -- General Random's reminiscences of Mr. Davis -- Mr. Davis characteristics -- The end of a noble life and a nation's sorrows over its loss
Control code
1369170
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
2 volumes
Lccn
07021652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 2 (Special Collect): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott.
Other physical details
plates, portraits, folded plans, facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)1369170

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