Edmund J. Davis of Texas : Civil War general, Republican leader, Reconstruction governor / by Carl H. Moneyhon.Material type: TextSeries: TCU Texas biography series: no. 2.Publisher: Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, c2010Description: xiii, 337 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780875654058 (cloth : alk. paper); 0875654053 (cloth : alk. paper)Subject(s): Davis, E. J. (Edmund Jackson), 1827-1883 | Governors -- Texas -- Biography | Texas -- Politics and government -- 1846-1865 | Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 | Republicanism -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Texas | Unionists (United States Civil War) -- Texas -- Biography | Generals -- United States -- Biography | United States. Army -- Biography | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- BiographyDDC classification: 976.4/05092 | B LOC classification: F391.D257 | M66 2010
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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.
Author notes provided by SyndeticsCARL H. MONEYHON is professor of history at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. A specialist on the Civil War and Reconstruction, much of his work focuses on the Texas experience. He's published Republicanism in Reconstruction Texas ; Texas After the Civil War: The Struggle of Reconstruction ; and Portraits of Conflict: A Photographic History of the Civil War in Texas . Moneyhon is a fellow of the Texas State Historical Association, holds degrees from the University of Texas, Austin, and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.