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William Walker

Military (8-May-1824 — 12-Sep-1860)


Merritt Parmelee Allen. William Walker: Filibuster. Harper & Brothers. 1932. 177pp.

Albert Z. Carr. The World and William Walker. Harper & Row. 1963. 289pp.

Brady Harrison. Agent of Empire: William Walker and the Imperial Self in American Literature. University of Georgia Press. 2004. 240pp.

William O. Scroggs. Filibusters and Financiers: The Story of William Walker and His Associates. Macmillan. 1916. 408pp.

William V. Wells. Walker's Expedition to Nicaragua: A History of the Central American War; and the Sonora and Kinney Expeditions, Including All the Recent Diplomatic Correspondence, Together with a New and Accurate Map of Central America, and a Memoir and Portrait of General William Walker. New York: Stringer and Townsend. 1856. 306pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1525)

  6. Webster's American Biographies (p.1086)

  7. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (p.432)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.765)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.504)

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