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The Resource The Allstons of Chicora Wood : wealth, honor, and gentility in the South Carolina lowcountry, William Kauffman Scarborough

The Allstons of Chicora Wood : wealth, honor, and gentility in the South Carolina lowcountry, William Kauffman Scarborough

Label
The Allstons of Chicora Wood : wealth, honor, and gentility in the South Carolina lowcountry
Title
The Allstons of Chicora Wood
Title remainder
wealth, honor, and gentility in the South Carolina lowcountry
Statement of responsibility
William Kauffman Scarborough
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Chronicles the history of a South Carolina planter family from the opulent antebellum years through the trauma of the Civil War and postwar period"--Front flap of jacket
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Scarborough, William Kauffman
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Allston, Robert F. W.
  • Allston, Adele Petigru
  • Pringle, Elizabeth W. Allston
  • South Carolina
  • Chicora Wood Plantation (S.C.)
  • Plantation owners
  • Plantation life
  • Rice
  • Governors
  • Legislators
  • Alston family
Label
The Allstons of Chicora Wood : wealth, honor, and gentility in the South Carolina lowcountry, William Kauffman Scarborough
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The early years: West Point and return to Carolina -- Politics and marriage, 1828-1840 -- Constructing a plantation empire -- Church and school: Robert Allston's religious and educational contributions -- Politics and family: senate president, the Nashville Convention, and Ben at West Point, 1840-1855 -- Governor and the approach of Armageddon, 1856-1861 -- War and defeat: the deaths of James L. Petigru and Robert F.W. Allston, 1861-1865 -- Postbellum travails: Adele's school, return to Chicora Wood, Bessie as woman rice planter -- Appendix A. The Allston and Petigru families -- Appendix B. The Allston plantations -- Appendix C. The public career of Robert F.W. Allston
Control code
ocn708357804
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 204 p., [6] p. of plates
Isbn
9780807138434
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011010145
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Label
The Allstons of Chicora Wood : wealth, honor, and gentility in the South Carolina lowcountry, William Kauffman Scarborough
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The early years: West Point and return to Carolina -- Politics and marriage, 1828-1840 -- Constructing a plantation empire -- Church and school: Robert Allston's religious and educational contributions -- Politics and family: senate president, the Nashville Convention, and Ben at West Point, 1840-1855 -- Governor and the approach of Armageddon, 1856-1861 -- War and defeat: the deaths of James L. Petigru and Robert F.W. Allston, 1861-1865 -- Postbellum travails: Adele's school, return to Chicora Wood, Bessie as woman rice planter -- Appendix A. The Allston and Petigru families -- Appendix B. The Allston plantations -- Appendix C. The public career of Robert F.W. Allston
Control code
ocn708357804
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 204 p., [6] p. of plates
Isbn
9780807138434
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011010145
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.

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