Moneyhon, Carl H., 1944-

Edmund J. Davis of Texas : Civil War general, Republican leader, Reconstruction governor / by Carl H. Moneyhon. - Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, c2010. - xiii, 337 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. - The Texas biography series ; no. 2 . - TCU Texas biography series ; no. 2. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-322) and index.

A Southern born man -- Creation of a Texas Unionist, 1855-1862 -- Civil War service -- Postwar Unionist -- Unionism to republicanism -- Davis and the Republican schism : the Constitutional Convention of 1868-1869 -- The election of 1869 -- E.J. Davis and the future of Texas : the legislative program -- The fight against lawlessness and violence -- Edmund Davis, Texas politics, and the destiny of republicanism -- The struggle for political survival : searching for new political strategy and national recognition -- A new political direction.

9780875654058 (cloth : alk. paper) 0875654053 (cloth : alk. paper)

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Davis, E. J. 1827-1883.


United States. Army --Biography.


Governors--Texas--Biography.
Republicanism--History--Texas--19th century.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Texas.
Unionists (United States Civil War)--Texas--Biography.
Generals--United States--Biography.


Texas--Politics and government--1846-1865.
Texas--Politics and government--1865-1950.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Biography.

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