Henry Winter Davis

Henry Winter Davis

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Henry Winter Davis was a United States Representative from the 4th and 3rd congressional districts of Maryland, well known as one of the Radical Republicans during the Civil War. Born in Annapolis, Maryland, his father, the Reverend Henry Lyon Davis, was a prominent Maryland Episcopal clergyman and was for some years president of St John's College at Annapolis. The son graduated at Kenyon College at Gambier, Ohio in 1837, and from the law department of the University of Virginia in 1841, and began the practice of law in Alexandria, Virginia, but in 1850 removed to Baltimore, Maryland, where he won a high position at the bar. Davis was a man of scholarly tastes, an orator of unusual ability and great eloquence, tireless and fearless in fighting political battles, but impulsive to the verge of rashness, impractical, tactless and autocraticshow more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136730189
  • 9786136730189