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Jefferson Davis and his cabinet

Rembert W. Patrick

Jefferson Davis and his cabinet

by Rembert W. Patrick

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Davis, Jefferson, -- 1808-1889.

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    Statementby R.W. Patrick.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21046706M

    On the surface, you might think that the federal prosecution of Davis for treason would have been a slam dunk. In fact, Davis’s conviction was far from certain. On today’s episode, Dr. Cynthia Nicoletti joins Jim Ambuske to discuss her recent book, Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis.   Jefferson Davis was no longer a wanted man. Davis and his family traveled to Europe for a time after his release, no doubt disillusioned with the whole process of prosecution. Upon returning, he took up residence in Tennessee. He kept to himself and didn’t comment publicly about Reconstruction.

    A portrait of CSA President Jefferson Davis with his cabinet, circa In his book, Rosen writes that Benjamin negotiated loans for the cash-starved Confederacy and was the South’s.   Davis would have needed approval from his Cabinet to send such a mission, and Kenner’s other task relating to a proposed joint British-Confederate bank with cotton used as operating capital certainly would have had input from the Confederate Secretary of the Treasury, George Trenholm, and Secretary of State, Judah P. Benjamin.

      Davis came to develop a close relationship with Robert E. Lee, whom he had known since their West Point days, and, like Lincoln, had more than his .   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 .


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Jefferson Davis and his cabinet by Rembert W. Patrick Download PDF EPUB FB2

22 rows  The cabinet's performance suffered due to Davis's inability to delegate and propensity to Dissolved: The title of this book is not only fitting, but serves as a much needed tribute to a great patriot.

Jefferson Davis graduated from West Point, served with honor in the Mexican-American War, was elected to the House and Senate, and was Franklin Pierce's Secretary of State/5.

Jefferson Davis with members of his cabinet, (Credit: Interim Archives/Getty Images) By early May, both Davis’ party and the remaining fortune had reached Washington, : Sarah Pruitt. Praise for Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour “The fullest and best biography yet written, a work that will remain a standard authoritative account of the life of the Confederate President.” — David Herbert Donald, New York Times Book Review “A dispassionate, well-researched, and skillful biography of a complex and controversial /5(56).

Jefferson Davis () was a Mexican War hero, U.S. senator from Mississippi, U.S. secretary of war and president of the Confederate States of. Jefferson Davis and his Cabinet is an account of the life of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

It is also a multiple biography of the entire team of men that he put together to lead the Confederacy. This biographical book about President Jefferson Davis and the men in his Cabinet fills a void in Civil War literature.

STATESMEN OF THE LOST CAUSE JEFFERSON DAVIS And His Cabinet By BURTON J. HENDRICK Author of The Lees of Virginia and Bulwark of the Republic WITH ILLUSTRATIONS The Literary Guild of America, Inc.

NEW YORK THE STARTING POINT OF THE GREAT WAR BETWEEN THE STATES INAUGURATION OF JEFFERSON DAVIS CONTENTS PROLOGUE 3 I JEFFERSON DAVIS, 4/5. After his stint in Pierce's cabinet, Davis was elected U.S.

Senator from Mississippi, this being the last office that Davis would hold in the Union. Inhe resigned from the Senate and returned to Mississippi to await what would happen as the Southern states seceded, eventually forming the Confederate States of by: 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 (–). 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 and his Cabinet is an account of the life of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

It is also a multiple biography of the entire team of men that he put together to lead the Confederacy. This biographical book about President Jefferson Davis and the men in his Cabinet fills a void in Civil War : Wikipedians.

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 Jefferson Davis and his cabinet. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis; Jefferson Davis: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Rembert W Patrick; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries). Jefferson Davis and his cabinet Created / Published [no date recorded on shelflist card] Notes Pictorial sketch-book of Pennsylvania | Its scenery, internal improvements, resources, and agriculture, populary described The fourth part has separate t.-p.: Locomotive sketches, with pen and pencil.

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Despite poor health, he was inaugurated on Feb. 18, His first act was to dispatch peace delegates to the United States, but Lincoln would not receive them. The war soon began. Cabinet of Jefferson Davis. Davis formed a strong central government. At first his administration was highly popular, and his armed forces successful.

Indeed, half of his book details the escape of cabinet members after the government had been dissolved and Davis captured. Journalist James C. Clark uses the same format in his slim popular work, Last Train South: The Flight of the Confederate Government from Richmond (Jefferson, N.C., ).

Cabinet of President Jefferson Davis and the Confederate States of America (Select Image for enlarged view) The image is accompanied by the following article, which I transcribe in its entirety. The Cabinet at Montgomery. Harper's Weekly, June 1, James Henry Brooks, Called "Jim Limber" Jim Limber.

Contributed by John M. Coski "Jim Limber" or James Henry Brooks—his legal name and his life dates are uncertain—was a free, mixed-race child in the Confederate capital of Richmond during the American Civil War (–) who lived for slightly more than a year in the household of Confederate president Jefferson Davis.

Jefferson Davis summary: Jefferson Davis was one of ten children born to his parents, Jane and Samuel Davis. He grew up in Kentucky, Louisiana and Mississippi. His education included the Wilkinson Academy and Catholic School St. Thomas at St. Rose Priory. The book also makes clear that Davis lacked managerial skill, was inflexible, could not admit making a mistake and had great difficulty delegating authority.

Nevertheless, as the author points out, Davis built the systems that kept the Confederacy afloat from his inauguration in until he was captured by Union troops in /5(1).Apart from his collaboration with the gifted Robert E.

Lee – "one of the brightest features" of Davis' tenure – his relationships with his other generals and Cabinet were fraught with acrimony Author: Alan Cate.Jefferson Davis Book Facts study guide by caspcoop includes 10 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.

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