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Edmund G. Ross [electronic resource]: Soldier, Senator, Abolitionist

Richard A. Ruddy
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780826353740 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780826353757 (electronic)
Summary
"Ross was a significant abolitionist, journalist, Union officer, and, eventually, territorial governor of New Mexico. This first full-scale biography of Ross reveals his importance in the history of the United States"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Young man working at the case
  • The abolitionists: a call to action
  • Joining the battle for a free Kansas
  • Fighting slavery with words
  • Ross, the record, and the railroads
  • The Civil War and the Kansas volunteers
  • Major Ross: return to civilian life
  • Southern president, radical congress
  • A surprising death, an unexpected appointment
  • Reconstruction: the lines are drawn
  • The 1867 election: Pomeroy and Ross
  • Congress declares war on the president
  • The impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson
  • Empty accusations: Ross fights back
  • The last two years: a working senator
  • The campaign to expose Pomeroy
  • Liberals versus radicals: shifting alignments
  • Albuquerque
  • Understanding New Mexico
  • Ross and the court of private land claims
  • The Santa Fe ring and the territorial legislature
  • The final years.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-319) and index.
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