The Resource Frank Blair : Lincoln's conservative, William E. Parrish

Frank Blair : Lincoln's conservative, William E. Parrish

Label
Frank Blair : Lincoln's conservative
Title
Frank Blair
Title remainder
Lincoln's conservative
Statement of responsibility
William E. Parrish
Title variation
Lincoln's conservative
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Known for his fearlessness in both the political arena and the battlefield, Frank Blair is a Missouri legend. As a member of one of the most prominent and powerful political families in America during the nineteenth century, possibly the equivalent of the twentieth-century Kennedys, Frank was steeped in politics at an early age. The youngest son of Francis Preston Blair, editor of Andrew Jackson's Washington Globe and adviser to Presidents Andrew Jackson through Andrew Johnson, Frank Blair was greatly influenced by his father, who had high political expectations of him."--BOOK JACKET. "Volatile and combative, Blair was either strongly admired or hated by the public figures of his day. He held adamantly to his opinions and fought hard for his political causes. He was an ardent supporter of Abraham Lincoln and championed the president's program in Congress and in Missouri against the frequent assaults of the Radicals. Credited with being the principal leader in saving Missouri for the Union in 1861, Blair later served with great distinction at Vicksburg, Chattanooga, and in the Sherman campaigns throughout Georgia and the Carolinas. He is one of only two Missourians ever honored by his state in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol."--BOOK JACKET. "Frank Blair: Lincoln's Conservative reveals the full extent of Blair's importance as a national political figure. Specialists in nineteenth-century America, students of Missouri history, and Civil War buffs will welcome this study, which will long stand as the definitive work on this influential and colorful character."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parrish, William E.
Dewey number
  • 973.5/092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E467.1.B63
LC item number
P37 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Missouri biography series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blair, Frank P.
  • Legislators
  • United States
  • Generals
  • United States
  • Missouri
  • Missouri
  • Missouri
Label
Frank Blair : Lincoln's conservative, William E. Parrish
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Series statement taken from jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-310) and index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 318 p.
Isbn
9780826211569
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97032334
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
OCM37801336
Label
Frank Blair : Lincoln's conservative, William E. Parrish
Publication
Note
Series statement taken from jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-310) and index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 318 p.
Isbn
9780826211569
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97032334
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
OCM37801336

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