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The rise and fall of the Confederate government, by Jefferson Davis

Label
The rise and fall of the Confederate government
Title
The rise and fall of the Confederate government
Statement of responsibility
by Jefferson Davis
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the Confederate States of America and an apologia for the causes that the author believed led to and justified the American Civil War
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E487
LC item number
.D26 1881
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The rise and fall of the Confederate government, by Jefferson Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Volume 1: xxi, [3], 707, [1] pages, [10] leaves of plates (1 folded); volume 2: xvii, [3], 808 pages [23] leaves of plates (13 folded)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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. African servitude -- The session of 1849-50 -- Reelection to the Senate -- The author enters the cabinet -- The territorial question -- Agitation continued -- A retrospect -- Conference with the Governor of Mississippi -- Preparation for withdrawal from the Union -- False statements of the ground for separation -- The original confederation -- The convention of 1787 -- Ratification of the constitution by the states -- The constitution not adopted by one people "in the aggregate" -- The preamble to the constitution -- The preamble to the constitution: subject continued -- Verbal cavils and criticisms -- Sovereignty -- The same subject continued -- A recapitulation -- The right of session -- Coercion the alternative to secession -- Some objections considered -- Early foreshadowings -- A bond of Union necessary after the Declaration of Independence -- Opening of the new year -- Tenure of public property ceded by the states -- Secession of Mississippi and other sates -- Threats of arrest -- Meeting of the provincial Congress of the Confederate States -- The Confederate Cabinet -- early acts of the Confederate Congress -- The peace conference -- Northern protests against coercion -- Temper of the Southern people indicated by the action of the Confederate Congress -- The commission to Washington City -- Protests against the conduct of the government of the United States -- A pause and a review -- Failure of the peace Congress -- The supply of arms: of men -- Commissioners to purchase arms and ammunition -- The proclamation for seventy-five thousand men by president Lincoln further examined -- Maryland first approached by Northern invasion -- Removal of the seat of government to Richmond -- Conference with the generals after the battle -- The Kentucky resolutions of 1798-99 -- The coercion of Missouri -- Brigadier-General Henry A. Wise takes command in Western Virginia -- The issue -- Supply of arms at the beginning of the war: of powder; of batteries; of other articles -- Extracts from my inaugural -- Military laws and measures
  • volume 2. Review of 1861 -- Military arrangements of the enemy -- Results of the surrender of Forts Henry and Donelson -- General Buell's march -- retirement of the army -- Advance of General McClelland toward Centreville -- A new phase to our military problem -- Condition of affairs -- The enemy's position -- Retreat of the enemy -- Forced emancipation -- Forced emancipation concluded -- Naval affairs -- Naval affairs (continued) -- Naval affairs (continued) -- Naval affairs (continued) -- Naval affairs (continued) -- Attempts of the United State Government to overthrow states -- Further attempts of the United State Government to overthrow states -- Address to the army of Eastern Virginia by the President -- Return of the enemy to Washington -- Efforts of the enemy to obtain our cotton -- The enemy crosses the Potomac and concentrates at Warrenton -- Relations with foreign nations -- Advance of General E. K. Smith -- Inactivity in Tennessee -- Movement to draw forth the enemy -- Subjugation of the states of Tennessee, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Virginia -- Subjugation of the border states Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri -- Subjugation of the northern states -- Inactivity of the army of northern Virginia -- General Grant assumes command in Virginia -- Situation in the Shenandoah Valley -- Assignment of General J. E. Johnston to the command of the army of Tennessee -- Exchange of prisoners -- Subjection the object of the United States Government -- General Sherman leaves Savannah -- Siege of Petersburg -- General Lee advises the evacuation of Richmond -- Invitation of General Johnston to a conference -- Number of the enemy's forces in the war -- Final subjugation of the Confederate States -- Final subjugation of the Confederate States (continued)
Control code
547724
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
2 volumes
Lccn
02011400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (v. 1-2) (Special Collect).
  • Library's copy 3 (v. 1-2) (Special Collect): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott. Inscribed: Private Library of M.L. Arnold.
  • Library's copy 4 (v. 1) (Special Collect): Forms part of the Hardin Collection. Inscribed: John W. Hardin's Book ; Oct. the 3rd 1886. In hand-stitched cloth cover.
  • Library's copy 5 (v. 1-2) (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 2007 (Access. No. 2007-086). Hinges weak. Front covers on both volumes split from spines. Hardbound.
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)547724
Label
The rise and fall of the Confederate government, by Jefferson Davis
Publication
Note
Volume 1: xxi, [3], 707, [1] pages, [10] leaves of plates (1 folded); volume 2: xvii, [3], 808 pages [23] leaves of plates (13 folded)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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. African servitude -- The session of 1849-50 -- Reelection to the Senate -- The author enters the cabinet -- The territorial question -- Agitation continued -- A retrospect -- Conference with the Governor of Mississippi -- Preparation for withdrawal from the Union -- False statements of the ground for separation -- The original confederation -- The convention of 1787 -- Ratification of the constitution by the states -- The constitution not adopted by one people "in the aggregate" -- The preamble to the constitution -- The preamble to the constitution: subject continued -- Verbal cavils and criticisms -- Sovereignty -- The same subject continued -- A recapitulation -- The right of session -- Coercion the alternative to secession -- Some objections considered -- Early foreshadowings -- A bond of Union necessary after the Declaration of Independence -- Opening of the new year -- Tenure of public property ceded by the states -- Secession of Mississippi and other sates -- Threats of arrest -- Meeting of the provincial Congress of the Confederate States -- The Confederate Cabinet -- early acts of the Confederate Congress -- The peace conference -- Northern protests against coercion -- Temper of the Southern people indicated by the action of the Confederate Congress -- The commission to Washington City -- Protests against the conduct of the government of the United States -- A pause and a review -- Failure of the peace Congress -- The supply of arms: of men -- Commissioners to purchase arms and ammunition -- The proclamation for seventy-five thousand men by president Lincoln further examined -- Maryland first approached by Northern invasion -- Removal of the seat of government to Richmond -- Conference with the generals after the battle -- The Kentucky resolutions of 1798-99 -- The coercion of Missouri -- Brigadier-General Henry A. Wise takes command in Western Virginia -- The issue -- Supply of arms at the beginning of the war: of powder; of batteries; of other articles -- Extracts from my inaugural -- Military laws and measures
  • volume 2. Review of 1861 -- Military arrangements of the enemy -- Results of the surrender of Forts Henry and Donelson -- General Buell's march -- retirement of the army -- Advance of General McClelland toward Centreville -- A new phase to our military problem -- Condition of affairs -- The enemy's position -- Retreat of the enemy -- Forced emancipation -- Forced emancipation concluded -- Naval affairs -- Naval affairs (continued) -- Naval affairs (continued) -- Naval affairs (continued) -- Naval affairs (continued) -- Attempts of the United State Government to overthrow states -- Further attempts of the United State Government to overthrow states -- Address to the army of Eastern Virginia by the President -- Return of the enemy to Washington -- Efforts of the enemy to obtain our cotton -- The enemy crosses the Potomac and concentrates at Warrenton -- Relations with foreign nations -- Advance of General E. K. Smith -- Inactivity in Tennessee -- Movement to draw forth the enemy -- Subjugation of the states of Tennessee, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Virginia -- Subjugation of the border states Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri -- Subjugation of the northern states -- Inactivity of the army of northern Virginia -- General Grant assumes command in Virginia -- Situation in the Shenandoah Valley -- Assignment of General J. E. Johnston to the command of the army of Tennessee -- Exchange of prisoners -- Subjection the object of the United States Government -- General Sherman leaves Savannah -- Siege of Petersburg -- General Lee advises the evacuation of Richmond -- Invitation of General Johnston to a conference -- Number of the enemy's forces in the war -- Final subjugation of the Confederate States -- Final subjugation of the Confederate States (continued)
Control code
547724
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
2 volumes
Lccn
02011400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (v. 1-2) (Special Collect).
  • Library's copy 3 (v. 1-2) (Special Collect): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott. Inscribed: Private Library of M.L. Arnold.
  • Library's copy 4 (v. 1) (Special Collect): Forms part of the Hardin Collection. Inscribed: John W. Hardin's Book ; Oct. the 3rd 1886. In hand-stitched cloth cover.
  • Library's copy 5 (v. 1-2) (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 2007 (Access. No. 2007-086). Hinges weak. Front covers on both volumes split from spines. Hardbound.
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)547724

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