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Series: Southern Biography Series

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Earl K. Long: The Saga of Uncle Earl and Louisiana Politics by Michael L. Kurtz
L. Q. C. Lamar: Pragmatic Patriot by James B. Murphy
General Edmund Kirby Smith, C.S.A. by Joseph H. Parks1954
P.G.T. Beauregard: Napoleon in Gray by T. Harry Williams1955
Hoke Smith and the Politics of the New South by Dewey W. Grantham1958
General Leonidas Polk, C.S.A.: The Fighting Bishop by Joseph H. Parks1962
Breckinridge: Statesman, Soldier, Symbol by William C. Davis1974
Joseph E. Brown of Georgia by Joseph Howard Parks1977
Maverick Republican in the Old North State : A Political Biography of Daniel L. Russell by Jeffrey J. Crow1977
Oscar W. Underwood: A Political Biography by Evans C. Johnson1980
Arthur Lee: A Virtuous Revolutionary by Louis W. Potts1981
Edward Douglass White: Defender of the Conservative Faith by Robert Baker Highsaw1981
Mary Boykin Chesnut: A Biography by Elisabeth Muhlenfeld1981
James Henry Hammond and the Old South: A Design for Mastery by Drew Gilpin Faust1982
George Washington: A Biography by John R. Alden1984
John A. Quitman: Old South Crusader by Robert E. May1985
Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest by K. Jack Bauer1985
Lillian Smith, A Southerner Confronting the South: A Biography by Anne C. Loveland1986
Alexander H. Stephens of Georgia: A Biography by Thomas E. Schott1988
John C. Calhoun and the Price of Union: A Biography by John Niven1988
John Brown Gordon: Soldier, Southerner, American by Ralph Lowell Eckert1989
Archibald Grimke: Portrait of a Black Independent by Dickson D. Bruce1993
Carter G. Woodson: A Life in Black History (Southern Biography) by Jacqueline Anne Goggin1993
Francisco Bouligny: A Bourbon Soldier in Spanish Louisiana by Gilbert C. Din1993
Senator Allen Ellender of Louisiana: A Biography by Thomas Becnel1996
Visions and Vanities: John Andrew Rice of Black Mountain College by Katherine Chaddock Reynolds1998
Bernice Kelly Harris: A Good Life Was Writing by Valerie Raleigh Yow1999
Percys of Mississippi: Politics and Literature in the New South by Lewis Baker1999
Chaplain to the Confederacy: Basil Manly and Baptist Life in the Old South by A. James Fuller2000
The Color of Silver: William Spratling, His Life and Art by Taylor Littleton2000
The Conquest of Labor : Daniel Pratt and Southern Industrialization by Curtis J. Evans2001
George Henry White: An Even Chance in the Race of Life by Benjamin R Justesen2001
Henry Hughes and Proslavery Thought in the Old South by Douglas Ambrose2001
John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court by R. Kent Newmyer2001
Notorious Woman : The Celebrated Case of Myra Clark Gaines by Elizabeth Urban Alexander2001
William Henry Drayton : South Carolina Revolutionary Patriot by Keith Krawczynski2001
Editor for Justice: The Life of Louis I. Jaffe by Alexander Leidholdt2002
Gerald W. Johnson: From Southern Liberal to National Conscience by Vincent Fitzpatrick2002
Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee by Sheila R. Phipps2003
Kentucky Justice, Southern Honor, And American Manhood: Understanding the Life And Death of Richard Reid by James C. Klotter2003
A Jackson Man: Amos Kendall and the Rise of American Democracy by Donald B. Cole2004
James Hamilton of South Carolina (Southern Biography Series) by Robert Tinkler2004
Senator Albert Gore, Sr.: Tennessee Maverick by Kyle Longley2004
Moses Levy Of Florida: Jewish Utopian And Antebellum Reformer by C. S. Monaco2005
An American Planter: Stephen Duncan of Antebellum Natchez And New York by Martha Jane Brazy2006
Lincoln's Resolute Unionist: Hamilton Gamble, Dred Scott Dissenter And Missouri's Civil War Governor by Dennis K. Boman2006
Southern outcast : Hinton Rowan Helper and The impending crisis of the South by David Brown2006
Old Hickory's Nephew: The Political and Private Struggles of Andrew Jackson Donelson by Mark R. Cheathem2007
Randall Lee Gibson of Louisiana: Confederate General and New South Reformer by Mary Gorton McBride2007
Dr. Alexander Hamilton and Provincial America: Expanding the Orbit of Scottish Culture by Elaine G. Breslaw2008
Frontiersman: Daniel Boone and the Making of America by Meredith Mason Brown2008
A Southern Moderate in Radical Times: Henry Washington Hilliard, 1808-1892 by David I. Durham2008
Battling Nell: The Life of Southern Journalist Cornelia Battle Lewis, 1893-1956 by Alexander S. Leidholdt2009
John Bankhead Magruder: A Military Reappraisal by Thomas M. Settles 1944-2009
Democracy's Lawyer: Felix Grundy of the Old Southwest by J. Roderick Heller III2010
Isham G. Harris of Tennessee: Confederate Governor and United States Senator by Sam Davis Elliott2010
William Stephens: Georgia's Forgotten Founder by Julie Anne Sweet2010
Albert Taylor Bledsoe: Defender of the Old South and Architect of the Lost Cause by Terry A. Barnhart2011
Lottie Moon: A Southern Baptist Missionary to China in History and Legend by Regina D. Sullivan2011
John Randolph of Roanoke by David E. Johnson2012
John U. Monro: Uncommon Educator by Toni-Lee Capossela2013

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