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Prison Life Of Jefferson Davis

John J. Craven

""Prison Life of Jefferson Davis"" is a historical non-fiction book written by John J. Craven. The book details the experiences of Jefferson Davis, the former President of the Confederate States of America, during his imprisonment in the aftermath of the American Civil War. Davis was imprisoned at Fort Monroe in Virginia for two years, and during that time, he was subjected to harsh treatment and interrogation by his captors. Craven, who served as a physician at the fort, provides a detailed account of Davis's physical and mental state during his imprisonment, as well as the political and social context of the time. The book also includes letters and other primary sources from Davis and his family members, providing a personal perspective on his imprisonment. Overall, ""Prison Life of Jefferson Davis"" offers a unique insight into a little-known chapter of American history and sheds light on the treatment of political prisoners during the Civil War era.A Historical Account Of The Prison Time Served By Confederate President Jefferson Davis At Fortress Munroe.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 324
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.73in - 1.05lb
  • EAN: 9781428610033
  • Categories: Literary FiguresHistoricalUnited States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)