Loyalty and loss: Alabama's Unionists in the Civil War and reconstruction

2005 ChoiceReviews  
The end of a political marriage Peg Lamphier's book focuses on the marriage of Kate Chase and William Sprague and she has produced a work that is a combination of biography and political science. Lamphier examines the extant personal and political writings of both of her subjects as well as other contemporary sources such as legal documents, newspaper accounts, letters to and from friends and relatives, and the papers of Samuel P. Chase to reveal that Kate Chase was very much a political woman
more » ... a political woman and that a number of men consulted her before making political decisions and valued her opinions and expertise.
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