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Edmund Ruffin diaries

Ruffin, Edmund

Edmund Ruffin diaries

by Ruffin, Edmund

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Theater,
  • Calvinism,
  • Societies,
  • Slavery,
  • Campaigns,
  • Religion,
  • Plantations,
  • History,
  • Agriculture,
  • Unitarianism,
  • Description and travel

  • About the Edition

    Diaries detailing Ruffin"s activities and opinions as an agricultural reformer, anti-unionist, and slavery advocate. Subjects include life on his Virginia estates, Marlbourne Plantation, Hanover County, Va., and Beechwood Plantation, Prince George County, Va.; Virginia state and county agricultural societies; travels and social affairs in the area between Amelia County, Va., and Richmond, Va.; theatrical and other entertainments in Richmond, Va.; religion including Calvinism and Unitarianism; Virginia state and local politics; Confederate and Union politics; and battles and skirmishes, particularly at Charleston and Fort Sumter, S.C., and Manassas, Va. Includes correspondence, fragmentary essays, holograph maps, pamphlets, and clippings.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 14 7 3.2
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24810989M
    LC Control Number78051839

    Get this from a library! Edmund Ruffin diaries, , [Edmund Ruffin] -- Edmund Ruffin's diaries describe the views of a plantation owner, pro-slavery advocate, and a member of the Virginia state legislature. This collection provides a vision of life on Virginia. The Diary of Edmund Ruffin | In this second of a projected three-volume edition of The Diary of Edmund Ruffin, the fiery southern nationalist records the events of the first two years of the Civil War -- from the aftermath of Fort Sumter (where Ruffin fired the first shot) to the simultaneous disasters at Gettysburg and Vicksburg that spelled doom for the his advantageous.

      "Ruffin: Family and Reform in the Old South" is a stunning look at the life of Edmund Ruffin, an agricultural and political reformer best known for his role firing the first shot from Ft. Sumter. Unlike the biography of Ruffin by Avery Craven, David Allmendinger argues that Ruffin's public life sprang from not just his culture and society but Reviews: 2. The Diary of Edmund Ruffin is of supreme importance as a chronicle of political attitudes, moods, and motives in the South during the most critical period in its history. The journal also contains a wealth of information on travel conditions in the Old South, the reading habits and social customs of the planter aristocracy, and various aspects.

    Book theme: General. Author: Edmund Ruffin. Language: English. TCIN: UPC: Item Number (DPCI): Description. History remembers Edmund Ruffin, the Virginia native believed to have fired the first shot against Fort Sumter in , as one of the South's most aggressive "fire-eaters." This volume of Ruffin's work. Edmund Ruffin, the father of soil science, achieved notoriety for his outspoken views on slavery, states’ rights, and secession. Born to a wealthy Virginian planter family in , Ruffin began in his twenties experimenting with ways to rejuvenate the depleted soil of his native state, which suffered from the monoculture of tobacco.


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