The Confederate Governors

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Pages: 304

Trim size: 6.000in x 9.000in



Pub Date: 05/01/2010

ISBN: 9-780-8203-3557-5

List Price: $32.95

The Confederate Governors

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  • Contributors
This collection of thirteen essays examines the leaders of the southern states during the Civil War. Malcolm C. McMillan writes of the futile efforts of Alabama’s wealthy governors to keep the trust of the poor non-slaveholding whites. Paul D. Escott shows Georgia Governor Joseph Emerson Brown’s ability to please both the planter elite and the yeoman farmers. John B. Edmunds, Jr. examines the tremendous problems faced by the governors of South Carolina, the state that would

John G. Barrett

F. N. Boney

Vincent H. Cassidy

Michael B. Dougan

Robert W. Dubay

John B. Edmunds

Paul D. Escott

Kermit L. Hall

Lowell H. Harrison

Malcolm C. McMillan

William E. Parrish

Ralph A. Wooster

About the Author/Editor

WILFRED BUCK YEARNS (1918–2006) was a professor emeritus of history at Wake Forest University. His books include The Confederate Congress and The Confederate Governors (both Georgia), North Carolina Civil War Documentary, and From Richmond to Texas.