A scalawag in Georgia : Richard Whiteley and the politics of Reconstruction / William Warren Rogers, Jr.
Publication year: c2007.
Call Number E664.W6 R64 2007
Media class: Book
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252031601 9780252031601
Additional information: xiii, 269 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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The history of Richard Henry Whiteley, an Irish immigrant, who climbed the ladder of politics to become a Southern U.S. congressman during the Reconstruction era.
An Irishman in America -- An avowed republican -- The only freedman's lawyer in the place -- A representative man of new Georgia -- Whiteley versus Tift : a sequel -- Congressman Whiteley -- A wily and able man -- The prince wire-worker -- The scalawag Whiteley will be driven into obscurity -- The ablest and strongest radical in the district -- Major Whiteley will make his mark -- Peace to his ashes.
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