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Thomas Ewing JR.: Frontier Lawyer and Civil War General


An Ohio family with roots in the South, the Ewings influenced the course of the Midwest for more than fifty years. Patriarch Thomas Ewing, a former Whig senator and cabinet member who made his fortune as a real estate lawyer, raised four major players in the nation's history--including William Tecumseh "Cump" Sherman, taken into the family as a nine-year-old, who went on to marry his foster sister Ellen. Ronald D. Smith now tells of this extraordinary clan that played a role on the national stage through the illustrious ...

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Thomas Ewing Jr.: Frontier Lawyer and Civil War General
2008, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826218063


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