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John C. Breckinridge

Politician, Military (21-Jan-1821 — 17-May-1875)


William Davis. John C. Breckinridge: Statesman, Soldier, Symbol. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press. 1974.

Lowell Hayes Harrison. John Breckinridge: Jeffersonian Republican. Filson Club. 1969. 243pp.

Frank Heck. Proud Kentuckian: John C. Breckinridge, 1821-1875. University Press of Kentucky. 1976. 171pp.


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  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.132)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.202)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.134)

  10. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.103)

  11. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (p.35)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.86)

  13. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.104)

  14. Legends in Their Own Time (p.32)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.167)

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