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Paul Hardin Kapp, Todd Sanders, and William Seale

in The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the Antebellum South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461381
eISBN:
9781626740754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461381.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

For a variety of reasons—business, personal, and political—Nichols left North Carolina in 1827 to pursue his architectural and entrepreneurial endeavors in Alabama, a “frontier” state of the new ... More


The Marriage of Amelia Gayle and Josiah Gorgas

Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins

in Intimate Strategies of the Civil War: Military Commanders and Their Wives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195330854
eISBN:
9780199851393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330854.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Amelia Gayle came from the South's slaveholding elite, and her marriage to Josiah Gorgas provided him with respectability and social status. As the nation neared civil war, Amelia and her family were ... More


Introduction

Paul Hardin Kapp, Todd Sanders, and William Seale

in The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the Antebellum South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461381
eISBN:
9781626740754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461381.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The introductory chapter is an overview of William Nichols the man and William Nichols the architect. It details how the author became intimately familiar with Nichols’s work while serving as the ... More


The Chancellor, the Slave, and the Student

Alfred L. Brophy

in University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Academic Thought and Southern Jurisprudence, 1831–1861

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199964239
eISBN:
9780190625931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964239.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

In 1858, a University of Mississippi student assaulted one of the slaves owned by F.A. P. Barnard, the university’s chancellor. Barnard then expelled the student. But the student complained that ... More


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