Statesman Of The Lost Cause - Jefferson Davis And His Cabinet Jefferson Davis and His Cabinet

Statesman Of The Lost Cause - Jefferson Davis And His Cabinet
  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9781406771596
  • maart 2007
  • 484 pagina's
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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, SOUTHERN NATIONALIST 1. A MISCELLANEOUS EDUCATION .... 12 2. THE EARLY TRAGEDY 19 3. SCHOLASTIC RECLUSE 24 4. VARINA HOWELL 34 5. STATE RIGHTS 40 6. LEADER OF SECESSION ...... 44 7. SECRETARY OF WAR ...... 51 II THE GREAT GEORGIA TRIUMVIRATE 1. ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS 57 2. THE MAN WITHIN 65 3. THE TOOMBS-STEPHENS COALITION ... 69 4. ROBERT TOOMBS, UNIONIST 71 5. HOWELL COBB 75 III THE COTTON BELT SETS UP A CONFED ERACY 1. THE MONTGOMERY CONVENTION ... 85 2. DAVIS ELECTED PRESIDENT ACCIDENTALLY . . 95 3. THE CONSTITUTION FOR SECESSION . . . 100 4. THE FIRST CABINET 104 IV DIPLOMACY ON THE MEXICAN FRONT 1. RECOGNITION BY EUROPE 107 2. COLONEL JOHN PICKETT 117 3. SENOR CORWIN 125 4. FARCE IN MEXICO CITY 129 V A DIPLOMATIC DEBUT IN ENGLAND AND FRANCE 1. THE QUEST FOR RECOGNITION . . .,139 2. LORD RUSSELLS COMPLIMENTS, 150 VI THE BRAINS OF THE CONFEDERACY 1. JUDAH P, BENJAMIN 153 2. CREOLE MARRIAGE 164 3 SMILING As USUAL 169 4. BENJAMIN IN THE WAR OFFICE . . . .181 vi CONTENTS VII CONFEDERATE FINANCE L CHRISTOPHER MEMMINGER . . . .188 2. WHITE GOLD 194 3. WHITE GOLD, CONTINUED 201 4. THE COTTON FAMINE 208 VIII FRENCH BANKERS FLEECE THE CONFED ERACY 1. THE ERLANGER LOAN 216 2. SLIDELL AND BENJAMIN 222 3. INTERNATIONAL FINANCE 227 IX JAMES MURRAY MASON 1. A VIRGINIAN IN THE MAKING .... 233 2. THE VIRGINIA CLAIM TO SUPERIORITY . . . 240 3. ENGLAND AND THE UNITED STATES .. . 247 X QUEEN VICTORIAS TWO BAD BOYS 1. LORD PALMERSTON 258 2. LORD JOHN RUSSELL 262 3. LONDON SOCIETY 267 4. THE BLOCKADE 270 5. THE MOVEMENT FOR RECOGNITION . . . 277 XI FRIENDS OF THE SECOND EMPIRE 1. JOHN SLIDELL 283 2. EXILE IN NEW ORLEANS 289 3. INTRIGUE IN PARIS 294 XII NAPOLEON III AND THE CONFEDERACY 1. A CAUTIOUS FRIEND 302 2. A LARGE BRIBE OFFERED FRANCE . . . 309 3. THE COLD SHOULDER 314 XIII THE DISCORD OF THE GOVERNORS 1. SECRETARY SEDDON 324 2. PRO-UNIONISM IN THE SOUTH .... 330 3. JOSEPH EMERSON BROWN 336 4. ZEBULON B. VANCE 342 XIV SECESSION WITHIN THE CONFEDERACY 1. AN ARMY FOR GEORGIA ..... 350 2. JOE BROWN NULLIFIES CONSCRIPTION . . . 352 3. JOE BROWNS TEN THOUSAND . . . . 358 CONTENTS vii XV MALLORYS FIGHT ON THE BLOCKADE 1. STEPHEN R. MALLORY 363 2. MEN BUT No SHIPS 369 3. THE IRONCLADS 375 XVI COMIC RELIEF L THE POST OFFICE 387 2. THE PROPAGANDA OF THE CONFEDERACY . . 389 3. THE MISSION TO THE VATICAN .... 399 XVII END OF THE DESPOT DAVIS L THE INEVITABLE SCHISM 409 2. HOSTILITY WITHIN THE CABINET . . . 414 3. A UNION MAN AT HEART . 422 4. THE FAILURE OF STATE SOVEREIGNTY . . . 429 BIBLIOGRAPHY 433 INDEX 441 ILLUSTRATIONS THE STARTING POINT OF THE GREAT WAR BETWEEN THE STATES ........ Frontispiece Inauguration of Jefferson Davis as Provisional President of the Confederate States, February 18, 1861, at the state capitol, Montgomery, Alabama JEFFERSON DAVIS OF MISSISSIPPI 1808-1889 . ... 14 Provisional and Peimanent President of the Confederate States of America BIRTHPLACE OF JEFFERSON DAVIS IN KENTUCKY . . .15 The log cabin in Christian now Todd County, Kentucky, in which Jefferson Davis was born June 3, 1808 THE WHITE HOUSE OF THE CONFEDERACY, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA.......... 15 Official residence of Mr. and Mrs. Davis during the Civil War ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS OF GEORGIA 1812-1883 . . . 76 President of the Confederate States of America ROBERT TOOMBS OF GEORGIA 1810-1885 .... 76 First Secretary of State of the Confederacy HOWELL COBB 1815-1868 ....... 77 United States Senator, Secretary of the Treasury under Presi dent Buchanan and afterward a leading Secessionist in Georgia ROBERT M. T. HUNTER OF VIRGINIA 1809-1887 ... 77 Secretary of State of the Confederacy from July, 1861, to February, 1862 BENITO JUAREZ 1806-1872 ..

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