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The Resource Prison life of Jefferson Davis, John J. Craven, (electronic resource)

Prison life of Jefferson Davis, John J. Craven, (electronic resource)

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Prison life of Jefferson Davis
Title
Prison life of Jefferson Davis
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John J. Craven
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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CaPaEBR
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1822-1893
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Craven, John Joseph
LC call number
E467.1.D26
LC item number
C89 2001eb
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ebrary, Inc
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  • Davis, Jefferson
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • United States
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THE PRISON LIFE OF JEFFERSON DAVIS is John Craven's intimate first person account of Jefferson Davis? prison life after the end of the Civil War. Davis was accused of treason and other high crimes and taken to Fort Monroe, Virginia and placed in solitary confinement. Craven, a northerner served as Davis's personal physician for seven months during his incarceration. He describes the proud and noble Southerner and first President of the Confederate States of America during a time of turmoil as few others could
Label
Prison life of Jefferson Davis, John J. Craven, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • "As published in 1866."
  • Originally published: Prison life of Jefferson Davis: Embracing details and incidents in his captivity, particulars concerning his health and habits, together with many conversations on topics of great public interest. New York: Carleton; London: S. Low Son, 1866
  • In the Historical Magazine for March, 1869, this work is erroneously ascribed to Gen. Halpine
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000283138
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
378 p.
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License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781582185118
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
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(WaSeSS)ssj0000283138
Label
Prison life of Jefferson Davis, John J. Craven, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • "As published in 1866."
  • Originally published: Prison life of Jefferson Davis: Embracing details and incidents in his captivity, particulars concerning his health and habits, together with many conversations on topics of great public interest. New York: Carleton; London: S. Low Son, 1866
  • In the Historical Magazine for March, 1869, this work is erroneously ascribed to Gen. Halpine
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000283138
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
378 p.
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781582185118
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000283138

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