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Taking a Stand: Portraits from the Southern Secession Movement

by Cisco, Walter Brian
Publisher: White Mane
Issue: Fall 1999
ISBN: 1572491574

Essays on five Southern statesmen -- including president John Tyler and North Carolina congressman John Adams Gilmer -- are featured in this book, which demonstrates that slavery was not the only motive for secession.

review of Taking a Stand: Portraits from the Southern Secession Movement, by Cisco, Walter Brian, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 1999).