Which was published in 1881. Rise and Fall was Davis's. Magnum opusin large part a massive, legalistic, dense and impersonal defense of states rights, secession, and Southern independence (Swanson, 363).Original publisher's 3/4 leather, lettered in gilt. Size: 9 1/4" x 6 1/2". Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, 1808 December 6, 1889) was an American politician who was a Democratic U. Representative and Senator from Mississippi, the 23rd U.
Secretary of War, and the. President of the Confederate States of America. During the American Civil War. He took personal charge of the Confederate war plans but was unable to find a strategy to defeat the more populous and industrialized Union.On May 19, 1865, Davis was imprisoned in a casemate at Fortress Monroe on the coast of Virginia. Irons were riveted to his ankles at the order of General Nelson Miles who was in charge of the fort. Davis was allowed no visitors, and no books except the Bible. He became sicker, and the attending physician warned that his life was in danger, but this treatment continued for some months until late autumn when he was finally given better quarters. General Miles was transferred in mid-1866, and Davis's treatment continued to improve.
Clean Pages except very occasional foxing. One page has a dog ear.1 has thin adhesive paper repairs. 2 is chipped 2" on right margin affecting 1/4'x1.5" of the map. 3 has a short tear. The rest are in fine condition. Leather is not worn much; only one corner exposed; scuffing to marbled paper.
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