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Resources / Bibliography: Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America

Allen, Felicity. Jefferson Davis, Unconquerable Heart. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1999.

Ballard, Michael B. A Long Shadow: Jefferson Davis and the Final Days of the Confederacy. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1997.

Cashin, Joan E. First Lady of the Confederacy: Varina Davis' Civil War. Cambridge, Mass: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006.

Catton, William and Bruce Catton. Two Roads to Sumter. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1963.

Craven, John J. Prison Life of Jefferson Davis. [microform] New York: Carleton, 1866.

Davis, Jefferson. The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government. [Foreword by James M. McPherson] New York, N.Y.: Da Capo Press, 1990.

Escott, Paul D. After Secession: Jefferson Davis and the Failure of Confederate Nationalism. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1992.

King, Perry Scott. Jefferson Davis. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 1990.

Maurice, Frederick Sir. Statesmen and Soldiers of the Civil War. [microform] Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1926.

Patrick, Rembert W. Jefferson Davis and His Cabinet. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1944.

Pollard, Edward A. Life of Jefferson Davis: With A Secret History of the Southern Confederacy. Philadelphia: National Publishing Company, 1869.

Wentworth, Steven E. Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1990.