The Death and Resurrection of Jefferson Davis (The American Crisis Series: Books on the Civil War Era)

The Death and Resurrection of Jefferson Davis (The American Crisis Series: Books on the Civil War Era)

By: Donald E. Collins (author)Hardback

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Description

When the Civil War ended, Jefferson Davis had fallen from the heights of popularity to the depths of despair. In this fascinating new book, Donald E. Collins explores the resurrection of Davis to heroic status in the hearts of white Southerners culminating in one of the grandest funeral processions the nation had ever seen. As schools closed and bells tolled along the thousand mile route, Southerners appeared en masse to bid a final farewell to the man who championed Southern secession and ardently defended the Confederacy.

About Author

Donald E. Collins is associate professor of history, emeritus at East Carolina University. An avid Civil War scholar, he has published numerous articles on the war and southern history and lives in Greenville, NC.

Contents

Foreword Chapter 1: Jefferson Davis: American, Confederate, and Man Without a Country Chapter 2: The First Resurrection: Davis's Southern Tour of 1886-1887 Chapter 3: The Second Resurrection: The Death and Funeral of Jefferson Davis Chapter 4: Jefferson Davis's Last Ride: New Orleans to Richmond Chapter 5: Recognition in Stone: The Jefferson Davis Monument Conclusion Bibliographic Essay

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742543041
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780742543041
  • weight: 431
  • ISBN10: 0742543048

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