John Jones Pettus : Mississippi Fire-Eater : His Life and Times, 1813 - 1867.
Dubay, Robert W.

Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1975. First edition Octavo. Only slightly ex-library with an attractive library Civil War collection bookplate on front pastedown endpaper and another stamp with less but similar information on title page and clipped sections of dj pasted to front and rear fly pages. Light wear to edges of boards with minor scuffing to covers. 234 pages with footnotes, genealogical note, bibliography, and index. A nice biography of John Jones Pettus, Mississippi's governor during the Civil War and a champion of secession prior to the conflict. Good without dust jacket Hardcover in reddish-brown cloth binding (Item ID: 10406)


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