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The iron will of Jefferson Davis

Cass Canfield

The iron will of Jefferson Davis

by Cass Canfield

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Confederate States of America
    • Subjects:
    • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography,
    • Presidents -- Confederate States of America -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCass Canfield.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.D26 C3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 146 p. :
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4741871M
      ISBN 100151456429
      LC Control Number78053908
      OCLC/WorldCa3844087

      The Union Army under Ulysses S. Grant captured Jefferson Davis and imprisoned him for treason a year later. Davis publishes his famous book. With help from a very rich widow who invited Davis and his wife to live with her on her plantation in Biloxi, Mississippi, Davis, even though he was sick, was able to write and complete his memoirs. Jefferson Davis, love him or hate him, was an unusual man. During a long and frequently cataclysmic life, his favorite job, according to his wife Varina, was serving as a U.S. senator from Mississippi from to and again from to During these relatively peaceful days, Davis made.

      JEFFERSON DAVIS: Confederate President Herman Hattaway, Author, Richard E Beringer, Author, Richard E Beringer, Joint Author. Univ. of Kansas $ (p) ISBN Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour William C. Davis, Author HarperCollins Publishers $40 (p) ISBN The book also makes clear that Davis lacked managerial skill, was inflexible, could not.

        Jefferson Davis was an American politician who served as the first and only President of the Confederate States of America from to This collection presents to you a well sourced biography of Davis, which conveys the essence of the man and the determined : NOOK Book (Ebook). Once in the city, his troopers would destroy prime military targets such as the Tredegar Iron Works and capture President Jefferson Davis and any other Confederate worthies they could find. Butler visited Washington and had his plan approved by President Abraham Lincoln and .


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The iron will of Jefferson Davis. [Cass Canfield; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries)] -- A biography of the Civil War President of the Confederate States of America. Jefferson Davis | Biography, Facts, & Quotes | Drawing on many new sources, distinguished Civil War scholar William C.

Davis here delves into the life of one of the most controversial public figures of the nineteenth century. He vividly details Davis' childhood in Mississippi, his military experience at West Point and on the western frontier, his brilliant record in the Mexican War, his stint as a hardworking secretary of war under 2/5(1).

Are there good critiques of Jefferson Davis' book "The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government" on the INTERNET, book, article, etc. He defends the South's position and I would like to see others reaction good and bad to the points he brings up if any of you have studied this book before.

Lynda Lasswell Crist, EditorMary Seaton Dix, CoeditorIntroduction by Frank E. VandiverVolume 7 of The Papers of Jefferson Davis offers a unique view ofthe first year of the Confederacy, Davis' presidency, and the Civil January 21 Davis made his affecting farewell speech before a hushed Senate, then left for Mississippi.

His uncertainty over a military or political course vanished. Jefferson Davis () was a Mexican War hero, U.S. senator from Mississippi, U.S. secretary of war and president of the Confederate States of.

Certainly "Jefferson Davis American" by (I forgot the first name of the author) Cooper has been the standard for many years. There have been some new biographies in the last few years.

@Pat Young most likely would know more about them. A slight, spotty biography of the Confederate president based on secondary sources and either broadly derivative--Davis' ""iron will,"" specifically mentioned by Bruce Catton (in a quoted passage), has impressed every biographer--or loosely conjectural.

: The iron will of Jefferson Davis () by Canfield, Cass and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.3/5(9).

Wlliam Davis has written a well researched and skillful biography of a major player in American history. He was not only the first and last President of the ill-fated Confederate States of America but, as well detailed in the book, he was the south's leading defender in Congress in the mids' of "states-rights" and the rightfulness of slavery (He was a major slave "owner" himself).5/5(5).

Jefferson Davis: An American President The first and definitive documentary film on the entire life of patriot and president, Jefferson Davis. Across three beautifully shot and edited episodes, the full spectrum of Davis’ life comes into view: from his frontier origins and service to the United States as military officer, congressman.

Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, – December 6, ) was an American politician who served as the president of the Confederate States from to As a member of the Democratic Party, he represented Mississippi in the United States Senate and the House of Representatives before the American Civil previously served as the United States Secretary of War from to Education: Transylvania University, U.S.

The Iron Will of Jefferson Davis by Cass Canfield,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(8). Jefferson Davis, –89, American statesman, President of the Southern Confederacy, b. Fairview, near Elkton, Ky.

His birthday was June 3. Early Life Davis's parents moved to Mississippi when he was a boy. He was given a classical education at Transylvania Univ. and was appointed to West Point, where he was graduated in   The life and death of Jefferson Davis, ex-president of the southern confederacy: together with comments of the press, funeral sermons, etc., : Looking for books by Jefferson Davis.

See all books authored by Jefferson Davis, including The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, and Jefferson Davis: The Essential Writings (Modern Library Classics), and more on Jefferson Davis was president of the Confederate States of America throughout its existence during the American Civil War (–65).

Prior to that, Davis served in the army and represented Mississippi in the U.S. House of Representatives (–46) and the Senate (–51 and –61). A huge statue of Confederate president Jefferson Davis looms over Monument Avenue in Richmond, which served as the capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War.

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie has long been fascinated by the Confederacy, which his ancestors fought for during the Civil War.Jefferson Davis was a 19th century U.S. senator best known as the president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil :   Ma / Volume 6, Issue 13 ( Issues Since 15 October ) Jefferson Davis's Wife and Children Flee Richmond Ma "In Marchthe day she dreaded but expected arrived and Varina [Davis] said her goodbye to her husband.

Though ailing and feeble, Jeff was going to the field; Varina and the.