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The Pen Makes a Good Sword free pdf This book is a biography of Alabama native John Forsyth Jr. and documents his career as a southern newspaper editor during the antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction periods. From 1837 to 1877 Forsyth wrote about many of the most important events of the 19th century. He used his various positions as an editor, Civil War field correspondent, and Reconstruction critic at the Mobile Register to advocate on behalf of both the South and the Democratic Party. In addition, Forsyth played an active role in the events taking place around him through his political career, as United States Minister to Mexico, state legislator, Confederate Peace Commissioner to the Lincoln administration, staff officer to Braxton Bragg, and twice mayor of the city of Mobile.

About Lonnie A. Burnett

Lonnie A. Burnett is Associate Professor of History at the University of Mobile, USA.

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Author : Lonnie A. Burnett
Publisher : The University of Alabama Press
Data Published : 30 July 2013
ISBN : 0817357602
EAN : 9780817357603
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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