A Long Shadow: Jefferson Davis and the Final Days of the Confederacy

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Index
Abbeville, GA, 138, 139, 141, 149
Abbeville, SC, 102, 120, 121, 124, 125, 127
Akin, Warren, 16
Anderson, Archer, 84
Army and Navy Journal, 155
Army of Northern Virginia, 8, 59, 70
Army of Tennessee, 6, 85-86
Bailey, Edward, 170
Barksdale, Ethelbert, 12-13
Barnwell ( Confederate officer), 143
Barringer, Victor, 98
Bates, Lewis, 100, 101, 102, 163
Beauregard, P. G. T., 6, 8, 9, 60, 61- 62, 66, 88, 89, 93, 105, 107, 168; and Greensboro, NC, conferences, 78-82passim
Beauvoir, postwar home of Jefferson Davis, 157
Benedict House, Danville, VA, 55, 65
Benjamin, Judah P, 10, 40, 42, 48, 52-55passim, 60, 65, 67, 68, 78, 80, 82, 88, 95, 100, 104-5, 127, 157; and Hampton Roads Peace Conference, 31n; described, 38- 39; and Danville proclamation authorship controversy, 71n; leaves government, 128-29; escape of, 154. See also Confederate cabinet; Confederate government.
Bentonville, Battle of, 24
Blair, Francis P., Sr., 18
Bledsoe, Albert Taylor, 168
Booth, John Wilkes, 112, 161
Bragg, Braxton, 28, 49, 107, 120, 122, 123, 131
Breckinridge, John C., 4, 21, 25, 35, 36, 62, 63, 64, 79, 80, 88, 89, 93- 98passim, 103-8passim, 111, 118- 19, 122-28passim, 131, 134, 173; and Campbell and Rives peace proposals, 22-23; described, 38; role in Richmond evacuation, 44-46; at Johnston-Sherman conference, 95, 96-97; dissolves War Department, 136; escape of, 154. See Also Confederate cabinet; Confederate government.
Breckinridge, W. C. P., 88, 122, 123, 136
Britannia, 154
Brock, Sallie Ann, 34, 37, 44
Brown, Joseph E., 7-8, 9, 17, 120, 134, 173
Brownell, William J., 42
Bruen, C. T., 110
Burt, Armistead, 120, 121, 122
Campbell, Given, 88, 99, 133, 135, 137, 138, 141, 143
Campbell, John A., 3, 18-19, 22, 57- 58, 112
Canby, E. R. S., 23
Charleston, SC, Daily Courier, 160
Charlotte, NC, 55, 75, 98, 99-100, 101, 106-11passim
Chesnut, James, Jr., 119
Chesnut, Mary Boykin, 119
Clark, Micajah H., 41, 42, 87, 125, 133, 134, 136, 137, 154-55; appointed Acting Treasurer of Confederacy, 131
Clay, Clement C., 45, 152, 153, 158
Clay, Virginia, 152, 153
Cleburne, Pat, 10
Cobb, Howell, 103
Cokesbury, SC, 121
Concord, NC, 97, 98
Confederacy: general military affairs of, 3-4, 6, 8, 23-24, 60, 70, 79, 86, 90, 103, 132, 140, 175n
Confederate archives, 41-43, 66, 88, 110, 127, 133, 147n, 154-55
Confederate cabinet: members of, 38-40; meetings of, 40-41, 56, 64, 65, 80, 81-82, 84, 104, 106, 109, 118, 132; opinions of Johnston- Sherman agreement, 104-5;

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • One - The Old Story of the Sick Lion 3
  • Two - The Scream and Rumble of the Cars 34
  • Three - We'll Fight It Out to the Mississippi River 52
  • Four - Much Depended on These Generals 74
  • Five - Unseated but not Unthroned 93
  • Six - Walking in a Dream 117
  • Seven - Old Enmities Were Forgotten 149
  • Bibliography 178
  • Index 195
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