The Man Who Punched Jefferson Davis : The Political Life of Henry S. Foote, Southern Unionist
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The Man Who Punched Jefferson Davis (Southern Biography Series)

Henry S. Foote (1804-1880) was something of a loose cannon throughout his long political career, which extended from the 1830s until his death. He was all over the political landscape, most often as a Democrat, but also as a Whig, a member of the American (Know-Nothing) Party, and finally as a Republican. As a US Senator and governor of Mississippi before the Civil War, he was a staunch unionist, but in 1861as a resident of Tennessee...