By Dennis L. Peterson

hundreds of thousands of books were written overlaying each point of the Civil struggle. but scant awareness has been given to the civilian govt of the Confederacy. the latest booklet at the topic was once released in 1944, and what little has been written when you consider that is scattered between quite a few journals and magazines.
Drawing on scholarship previous and new, this booklet offers a close evaluate of every of the Confederacy’s six govt departments, in addition to biographical sketches of every guy who held a place in Jefferson Davis’s cupboard, from Secretary of country to Postmaster General.

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