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People/Characters: Zachary Taylor

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"They Have Killed Papa Dead!": The Road to Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's Murder, and the Rage for Vengeance by Anthony Pitch
"To the Best of My Ability": The American Presidents by James M. McPherson
After the White House: Former Presidents as Private Citizens by Max J. Skidmore
The Age of Jackson by Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr.
America's Premier Gunmakers: Colt by K. D. Kirkland
America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918 by Richard Brookhiser
America's Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union by Fergus M. Bordewich
American Civil War by Winston S. Churchill
American Heritage Book of the Presidents ... 04 by American Heritage
The American Presidents by David C. Whitney
The American Presidents: Biographies of the chief executives from Washington through Clinton by David C. Whitney
The American Presidents: Biographies of the chief executives from Washington through George W. Bush by David C. Whitney
The American Presidents: Biographies of the chief executives from Washington through Reagan by David C. Whitney
April 1865: The Month That Saved America (P.S.) by Jay Winik
Before the Civil War by Academic Industries
Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Jr. Edward Steers
Brother Against Brother: The War Begins by William C. Davis
The Buck Stops Here by Alice Provensen
Builders of America Vol. XIX, Abraham Lincoln by Clifford Smyth
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 3: Red River to Appomattox by Shelby Footementioned
The Civil War: An Illustrated History by Geoffrey C. Ward
Congress and the Crisis of the 1850s (Perspective Hist of Congress 1801-1877) by Paul Finkelman
Decoying the Yanks: Jackson's Valley Campaign by Champ Clark
Don't Know Much About the Presidents by Kenneth C. Davis
Ellet's Brigade : the strangest outfit of all by Chester G. Hearn
Eminent Americans: Comprising Brief Biographies of Three Hundred and Thirty Distinguished Persons by Benson John Lossing
Felton & Fowler's Famous Americans you never knew existed by Bruce Felton
The Fire of His Genius: Robert Fulton and the American Dream by Kirkpatrick Sale
The First Ladies by Margaret Brown Klapthor
First Ladies by Betty Boyd Caroli
First Ladies: The Saga of the Presidents' Wives and Their Power, 1789-1961 by Carl Sferrazza Anthony
The Forging of the American Empire: From the Revolution to Vietnam: A History of Ameri (Human Security) by Sidney Lens
A Gallant Little Army: The Mexico City Campaign by Timothy D. Johnson
Hail to the Chiefs: Presidential Mischief, Morals, & Malarkey from George W. to George W. by Barbara Holland
Her Sister's Boyfriend (Harlequin online read) by Cindy Kirk
History of American presidential elections, 1789-1968 by Arthur Meier Schlesinger
Homes of the American Presidents by Cranston Jones
Hottest Heads of State: Volume 1: The American Presidents by J. D. Dobson
Hudson, Ohio and the Underground Railroad by James F. Caccamo
The Impending Crisis, 1848-1861 by David M. Potter
Inaugural addresses of the Presidents of the United States by United States Presidents
Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States by President of the United States
Invading Mexico: America's Continental Dream and the Mexican War, 1846-1848 by Joseph Wheelan
James Beckwourth: Mountaineer, Scout, and Pioneer by Susan R. Gregson
The life and public service of General Zachary Taylor by Abraham Lincoln
A life of Gen. Zachary Taylor; comprising a narrative of events connected with his professional career, derived from pub by J. Reese Fry
The life of Major-General Zachary Taylor, twelfth president of the United States by H. Montgomery
Lincoln as I Knew Him: Gossip, Tributes and Revelations from His Best Friends and Worst Enemies by Harold Holzer
Lincoln's War Cabinet by Burton Jesse Hendrick
The Lives of our Presidents and how they reached the white house by Charles Morris
The Lives of the Presidents: Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, and Buchanan by William Osborn Stoddard
The Look-It-Up Book of Presidents (Look-It-Up Books) by Wyatt Blassingame
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson
The Mexican War, 1846-1848 by K. Jack Bauer
Millard Fillmore by Paul Finkelman
Never for Want of Powder: The Confederate Powder Works in Augusta, Georgia by C. L. Bragg
Old rough and ready, the life and times of Zachary Taylor by Silas Bent McKinley
Ordeal of the Union: Complete by Allan Nevins
Our Presidents: Their Lives and Stories : Includes 2001 Election Results by Nancy J. Skarmeas
Party over Section: The Rough and Ready Presidential Election of 1848 (American Presidential Elections) by Joel H. Silbey
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
The Politics Presidents Make: Leadership from John Adams to Bill Clinton by Stephen Skowronek
Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson
The Presidencies of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore (American Presidency Series) by Elbert B. Smith
The Presidency ~ A History of the Office of the President of the United States from 1789 to the Present (Clinton) by Michael Nelson
Presidential Anecdotes by Paul F. Boller
Presidential Campaigns: From George Washington to George W. Bush by Paul F. Boller
Presidential Wives: An Anecdotal History by Paul F. Boller
The Presidents of the United States of America by Frank Freidel
Presidents of the United States Reading Discovery Level 3 Reader (Fast Facts Book) by Dalmatian Press
The Raleigh Register, 1799-1863 by Robert Neal Elliott
The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War by Michael F. Holt
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Secret Lives of the First Ladies: What Your Teachers Never Told You About the Women of the White House by Cormac O'Brien
Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents by Cormac O'Brien
The Shattering of the Union: America in the 1850s by Eric H. Walther
So You Want to Be President? by Judith St. George
The Story of the White House by Kate Waters
Taylor and his generals. A biography of Major-General Zachary Taylor; and sketches of the lives of Generals Worth, Wool,
Trailing Clouds of Glory: Zachary Taylor's Mexican War Campaign and His Emerging Civil War Leaders by Felice Flanery Lewis
The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846-1848 by Martin Dugard
United States Presidents: Washington to Garfield by Marion McGuire
We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends by David Herbert Donald
The Year of Decision 1846 by Bernard DeVoto
Zach Taylor: Young Rough and Ready by Katharine Elliott Wilkie
Zachary Taylor by John S. D. Eisenhower
Zachary Taylor (Presidents and Their Times) by Steve Otfinoski
Zachary Taylor (Profiles of the Presidents) by Robin S. Doak
Zachary Taylor (United States Presidents) by Paul Joseph
Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States (Presidents of the United States) by David R. Collins
Zachary Taylor, Twelfth President of the United States (Encyclopedia of Presidents) by Zachary Kent
Zachary Taylor: America's 12th President (Encyclopedia of Presidents. Second Series) by Deborah Kops
Zachary Taylor: Soldier in the White House by Holman Hamilton
Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest by K. Jack Bauer

Character description

American general (1784-1850). Joined the army as a first lieutenant in 1808. Stayed in the army but also lived the life of a planter in the slaveholding south. Served in the War of 1812, Black Hawk War, and Seminole War. In 1846, commanded the army which engaged the Mexicans at the Rio Grande at the start of the Mexican War. Won the battles of Monterrey and Buena Vista. Whig candidate for President in 1848 -- the last Whig to be elected. Twelfth President of the United States. Died in office, of the effects of illness and perhaps food poisoning, July 9, 1850.

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