The making of a southerner : William Barclay Napton's private Civil War

Phillips, Christopher, 1959 November 1-

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  • Creator Christopher Phillips
  • Format Books
  • Publication Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2008] ©2008
  • Physical Details
    • x, 162 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780826218254, 0826218253
  • OCLC ocn227919904

Summary

  • "Drawn from personal journals kept for more than fifty years and from a vast professional and family correspondence, the life story of William Barclay Napton offers an important perspective on the issues and events that turned this northerner into an avowed proslavery ideologue and finally into a full southerner"--Provided by publisher.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-149) and index.

Contents

  • The refugee -- The Virginian -- Making Eden -- Mastering new worlds -- Judging slavery -- The war within -- Napton's private war -- The southerner -- Biographical information on Napton's children
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