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Vandiver, Frank Everson

VANDIVER, Frank Everson

VANDIVER, Frank Everson. American, b. 1925. Genres: History, Biography. Career: Mosher Institute for International Policy Studies, institute program director advisor; Texas A and M University, College Station, since 1988 (University President, 1981-88). President, Jefferson Davis Association, and Chief Advisory Ed., The Papers of Jefferson Davis, since 1963. Assistant Professor, 1955-56, Associate Professor, 1956-58, Professor, 1958-65, Harris Masterson, Jr. Professor of History, 1965-79, Acting President, 1969-70, Provost, 1970-75, and Vice-President, 1975-79, Rice University, Houston, Texas; President, North Texas State University, Denton, 1979-81. Publications: Ploughshares into Swords: Josiah Gorgas and Confederate Ordnance, 1952; Rebel Brass: The Confederate Command System, 1956; Mighty Stonewall, 1957; Jubal's Raid: General Early's Famous Attack on Washington in 1864, 1960; Fields of Glory: A Pictorial Narrative of American Wars, 1960; Basic History of the Confederacy, 1962; Jefferson Davis and the Confederate State, 1964;John J. Pershing, 1967; Their Tattered Flags: The Epic of the Confederacy, 1970; The Southwest: South or West, 1975; Black Jack, 2 vols., 1977; Blood Brothers: A Short History of the Civil War, 1992; Shadows of Vietnam: Lyndon Johnson's Wars, 1997; 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About the Civil War, 1999. Articles and Reviews. EDITOR: The Civil War Diary of General Josiah Gorgas, 1947; Confederate Blockade- Running Through Bermuda 1861-1865, 1947; Proceedings of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, 3 vols., 1953; Narrative of Military Operations, by Joseph E. Johnston, 1959; War Memoirs, by Jubal A. Early, 1960; The Idea of the South, 1964. Address: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2400, U.S.A.

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