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The Life And Death Of Jefferson Davis, Ex-President Of The Southern Confederacy

Together With Comments Of The Press And Funeral Sermons

by A. C. Bancroft

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - U.S,
  • Political,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9618834M
    ISBN 100548090831
    ISBN 109780548090831
    OCLC/WorldCa178365970

      In his Farewell Speech to the U.S. Senate, future Confederate president Jefferson Davis addressed the controversial topic of racial equality.. According to Davis, the Black Republicans (this was one of the secessionists favorite terms of abuse for Northern Republicans like Abraham Lincoln) were justifying the doctrine of racial equality by citing the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson Finis Davis was born on June 3, , in Christian County, Kentucky, less than a hundred miles from where future U.S. president Abraham Lincoln would be born eight months later. Davis was one of ten children; his father owned an inn and was a veteran of the Revolutionary War (–).

      As Cooper entered Davis’ sick room, he burst into tears and fell on his knees and prayed that God would spare the life of Jefferson Davis and bless the family. Just when Davis appeared to be improving, he lost consciousness on the evening of the 5th and died at age 81 at a.m. on Friday, December 6, , in the presence of several.   Beauregard's criticism of the president was expressed in private, as quoted in the book: Davis was a "living specimen of gall and hatred," the general once said, " either demented or a.

    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 President: Franklin Pierce. Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis (May 7, – Octo ) was the only First Lady of the Confederate States of America, and the longtime second wife of President Jefferson moved to the Presidential Mansion in Richmond, Virginia, in mid, and lived there for the remainder of the American Civil and raised in the South and educated in Philadelphia, she had family on Cause of death: Pneumonia.


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Bancroft] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. The Life and Death of Jefferson Davis, Ex-President of the Southern Confederacy: Together With Comments of the Press, Funeral Sermons, Etc;, Etc (Classic Reprint) Paperback – February 6, Price: $ This book, "The life and death of Jefferson Davis, ex-president of the southern confederacy: together with comments of the press, funeral sermons, etc., etc.", by Bancroft, A.

C, is a replication of a book originally published before Author: A.C. (editor) Bancroft. The life and death of Jefferson Davis, ex-president of the southern confederacy: together with comments of the press, funeral sermons, etc., : In his inaugural address at Montgomery on Febru as President LIFE AND DEATH OF JEFFERSON DAVIS.

1 'J of the Confederate States of America, Mr. Davis asserted that "necessity, not choice," had led to the secession of the Southern States. Yet, modern Americans remember Jefferson Davis only from the years onward when he was elected President of the Ex-President Of The Southern Confederacy book and, after the war, became the living symbol of an unrepentant rebel.

Jefferson Davis would find muc The title of this book is not only fitting, but serves as a much needed tribute to a great patriot/5. An abbreviated autobiography by the Ex-President of the Southern Confederacy published a month after his death in "Belford's Magazine".

The years before & after the War Between the States are the focus of this brief account of his life. A detailed chronological outline of the life of Mr. Davis precedes the autobiography/5. This book examines Jefferson Davis's life as a United States statesman and President of the Confederacy.

Page Page Contents. CHAPTER I. 1: ers DavisEvan Davis Jefferson Daviss GrandfatherSam. 9: Catholic food 14 Revolt among the Pupils and Mr.

Rev Mr Bishop 23 Eastern Allegories 24 David R Jefferson Davis: Ex-president. Why Jefferson Davis was loathed in the Confederacy he led While VA Secretary Robert Wilkie once praised the Confederate president as “exceptional,” some of his generals despised him.

Jefferson Davis (born Jefferson Finis Davis; June 3, –December 6, ) was a prominent American soldier, secretary of war, and political figure who became the president of the Confederate States of America, a nation formed in rebellion to the United States.

Before becoming a leader of the slave states in rebellion, he was viewed by some as a plausible future president of the. This book is a good read if you are interested in learing about the Confederacy and the life of Jefferson Davis.

In the book I read many things on the life of Jefferson Davis, from birth place to death place. Some of the most important information was about his rise into president of the Confederate States. I did like the book, but I found it a /5. The life and death of Jefferson Davis, ex-president of the southern confederacy.

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Free shipping for many products. A decade after his release from federal prison, the year-old Jefferson Davis--ex-president of the Confederacy, the "Southern Lincoln," popularly regarded as a martyr to the Confederate cause--began work on his monumental Rise and Fall of the Confederate ted partially by his deep-rooted antagonism toward his enemies (both the Northern victors and his Southern detractors /5(38).

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Bancroft Overview - (LARGE PRINT EDITION) This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Jefferson Davis was the 10th and last child of Samuel Emory Davis, a Georgia-born planter of Welsh ancestry who had fought in the American Jefferson Davis, who was named for Thomas Jefferson, was age three, his family settled on a plantation called Rosemont in Woodville, age seven he was sent for three years to a Dominican boys’ school in Kentucky, and at.

"This book delivers more than its title suggests. It is, in fact, a comprehensive history of the Confederacy, in which Jefferson Davis naturally figures as the chief character This is an excellent book on both Davis and the Confederate experience for all levels and collections."--ChoiceCited by: 4.

A brief glimpse into the life of Jefferson Davis and his rise to lead the confederacy. Jefferson Davis had a vision of what America should be. Although his own ambition, as he said, “lies buried in the grave of the Confederacy,” he knew that the urgent need of the post-war days was a reunited country.

He shared that vision with a gr. Jefferson Davis has 83 books on Goodreads with ratings. Jefferson Davis’s most popular book is The Rise And Fall Of The Confederate Government.

The life and death of Jefferson Davis, ex-president of the southern confederacy. Together with comments of the press, funeral sermons, etc., etc.

This book, "The life and death of Jefferson Davis," by A.C. Bancroft, is a replication of a book originally published before assembled some days earlier. Mississippi—the State of Jefferson Davis—was the first to propose distinctly the idea of a Southern Confederacy, while in the other States the call for a convention was variously interpreted and communicated from the ambush of equivocal could be no doubt of the intention of Mississippi.

In the Legislature of that State, on the 19th of January, a. The Life and Death of Jefferson Davis, Ex-President of the Southern Confederacy. New York: J.S.

Ogilvie, New York: J.S. Ogilvie, Beringer, Richard E. "Jefferson Davis's Pursuit of Ambition: The Attractive Features of Alternative Decisions.".