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The Resource Jefferson Davis : the unreal and the real, by Robert McElroy

Jefferson Davis : the unreal and the real, by Robert McElroy

Label
Jefferson Davis : the unreal and the real
Title
Jefferson Davis : the unreal and the real
Statement of responsibility
by Robert McElroy
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work examines Jefferson Davis's life and highlights his presidency of the Confederate States of America
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.7/13/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
E467.1.D26
LC item number
M24 1937
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Jefferson Davis : the unreal and the real, by Robert McElroy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Paged continuously
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (volume 2, pages 699-759) and index
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. "Cleanly bred, machinely crammed" -- Army days -- Plantation days -- Six months in Congress -- The Mexican War -- In the Senate -- Contesting the Compromise of 1850 -- Secretary of War -- The Senate again -- The election of 1860 -- Secession of South Carolina -- Farewell to the Senate -- Drafted into a presidency -- "The drumming guns that have no doubts" -- "The eighty days" -- Manassas and its aftermath -- Dark days of '62 -- Emancipation proclamation
  • Volume 2. Vicksburg and Gettysburg -- Habeas Corpus -- Futile peace movements -- Hampton Roads conference -- The fall of Richmond -- Collapse of the Confederacy -- Johnston's surrender -- "Sartor Resartus" : the arrest and the clothes -- The scapegoat -- Second year of prison life -- Why Davis was never tried -- Hope deferred -- "Beauvoir" and peace, and conflict -- "By reason of strength."
Control code
675382
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
2 volumes (xiii, 783 pages)
Lccn
37036125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (Special Collect): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott.
Other physical details
frontispieces, illustrations (facsimile) portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)675382
Label
Jefferson Davis : the unreal and the real, by Robert McElroy
Publication
Note
Paged continuously
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (volume 2, pages 699-759) and index
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. "Cleanly bred, machinely crammed" -- Army days -- Plantation days -- Six months in Congress -- The Mexican War -- In the Senate -- Contesting the Compromise of 1850 -- Secretary of War -- The Senate again -- The election of 1860 -- Secession of South Carolina -- Farewell to the Senate -- Drafted into a presidency -- "The drumming guns that have no doubts" -- "The eighty days" -- Manassas and its aftermath -- Dark days of '62 -- Emancipation proclamation
  • Volume 2. Vicksburg and Gettysburg -- Habeas Corpus -- Futile peace movements -- Hampton Roads conference -- The fall of Richmond -- Collapse of the Confederacy -- Johnston's surrender -- "Sartor Resartus" : the arrest and the clothes -- The scapegoat -- Second year of prison life -- Why Davis was never tried -- Hope deferred -- "Beauvoir" and peace, and conflict -- "By reason of strength."
Control code
675382
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
2 volumes (xiii, 783 pages)
Lccn
37036125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (Special Collect): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott.
Other physical details
frontispieces, illustrations (facsimile) portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)675382

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