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Edmund J. Davis of Texas : Civil War general, Republican leader, Reconstruction governor / by Carl H. Moneyhon.

Title
Edmund J. Davis of Texas : Civil War general, Republican leader, Reconstruction governor / by Carl H. Moneyhon.
Author
Moneyhon, Carl H., 1944-
Publication
Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, c2010.

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Details

Description
xiii, 337 p. : ill., ports.; 24 cm.
Series Statement
The Texas biography series ; no. 2
Uniform Title
TCU Texas biography series ; no. 2.
Alternative Title
Civil War general, Republican leader, Reconstruction governor
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Biography
  • History
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-322) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
A Southern born man -- Creation of a Texas Unionist, 1855-1862 -- Civil War service -- Postwar Unionist -- Unionism to republicanism -- Davis and the Republican schism : the Constitutional Convention of 1868-1869 -- The election of 1869 -- E.J. Davis and the future of Texas : the legislative program -- The fight against lawlessness and violence -- Edmund Davis, Texas politics, and the destiny of republicanism -- The struggle for political survival : searching for new political strategy and national recognition -- A new political direction.
ISBN
  • 9780875654058 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0875654053 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2009033717
OCLC
434613229
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library