James F. Jaquess : scholar, soldier and private agent for President Lincoln / Patricia B. Burnette.

Author
Burnette, Patricia B., 1937- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
Description
vii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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Summary note
"James Jaquess was a preacher, a college president and colonel of an Illinois regiment. Lincoln invited Jaquess to serve as one of his personal agents. After the Civil War, he was tried for murder, failed as a carpetbagger and convinced family and friends to invest in a bonds venture that ended in his poverty and British prison sentence"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Prologue
  • The Early Years, 1819-1848
  • Jacksonville, Illinois
  • Quincy, Illinois
  • Chaplain, 6th Illinois Cavalry
  • Colonel, 73rd Illinois Infantry
  • Private Agent for President Lincoln
  • Trial for Murder by Abortion
  • Carpetbagger in Arkansas and Mississippi
  • Townley Fortune in England
  • Trials in London and Time in Pentonville Prison
  • Return to America for His Last Years
  • Epilogue: A Review of James F. Jaquess' Life.
ISBN
  • 9780786473588 (softcover : alkaline paper)
  • 0786473584 (softcover : alkaline paper)
LCCN
2013004732
OCLC
817595612
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