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Jonathan Worth: A Biography of a Southern Unionist

by Richard L. Zuber

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Jonathan Worth, lawyer, businessman, public financier, and finally governor of North Carolina, typified the Union advocate of the antebellum South. This skillful biography explores in detail Worth's efforts to avoid secession in 1861, his lack of enthusiasm for the Civil War, and his rejection of the reconstruction proposals. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.… (more)
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Jonathan Worth, lawyer, businessman, public financier, and finally governor of North Carolina, typified the Union advocate of the antebellum South. This skillful biography explores in detail Worth's efforts to avoid secession in 1861, his lack of enthusiasm for the Civil War, and his rejection of the reconstruction proposals. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

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