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Jefferson Davis"s generals

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Confederate States of America
    • Subjects:
    • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 -- Military leadership,
    • Confederate States of America. Army -- History,
    • Generals -- Confederate States of America -- History,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Gabor S. Boritt.
      ContributionsBoritt, G. S., 1940-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE470 .J44 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 217 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL386315M
      ISBN 100195120620
      LC Control Number98049045

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      Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln's Corpse. New York: HarperCollins. ISBN Thomas, Emory M. (). The Confederate Nation, – New York: Harper & Row. ISBN Woodworth, Steven E. (). Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West. Lawrence: University Press of ion: Transylvania University, U.S. .   Jefferson Davis is a historical figure who provokes strong passions among scholars. Through the years historians have placed him at both ends of the spectrum: some have portrayed him as a hero, others have judged him Jefferson Davis and His Generals, Steven Brand: University Press of Kansas.


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