Statesmen of the lost cause Jefferson Davis and his cabinet by Burton Jesse Hendrick

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Published by The Literary Guild of America in New York .

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  • Davis, Jefferson, -- 1808-1889,
  • Confederate States of America -- Politics and government,
  • Confederate States of America -- Biography

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [433]-439.

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Other titlesJefferson Davis and his cabinet.
Statementby Burton J. Hendrick.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 452 p. :
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23373893M

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The author of The Lees of Virginia and Bulwark of the Republic views the period of the Confederacy through the men who composed the Cabinet of Jefferson Davis.

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The Lost Cause of the Confederacy, or simply the Lost Cause, is an American pseudo-historical, negationist ideology that holds that the cause of the Confederacy during the American Civil War was a just and heroic one. The ideology endorses the supposed virtues of the antebellum South, viewing the war as a struggle primarily to save the Southern way of life, or to defend "states' rights", in.

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Burton Jesse Hendrick (December 8, – March 23, ), born in New Haven, Connecticut, was an American attending Yale University, Hendrick was editor of both The Yale Courant and The Yale Literary received his BA in and his master's in from Yale.

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