Lachlan McIntosh and the Politics of Revolutionary Georgia

Lachlan McIntosh and the Politics of Revolutionary Georgia

by Jackson
     
 

Lachlan McIntosh (1728-1806) was a prominent Georgia planter, patriarch of his Highland Scots clan in America, and the ranking general from Georgia in the Continental army. Often, however, he is known simply as the man who, in a duel, mortally wounded Button Gwinnett, one of Georgia's signers of the Declaration of Independence. This biography fleshes out McIntosh

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Overview

Lachlan McIntosh (1728-1806) was a prominent Georgia planter, patriarch of his Highland Scots clan in America, and the ranking general from Georgia in the Continental army. Often, however, he is known simply as the man who, in a duel, mortally wounded Button Gwinnett, one of Georgia's signers of the Declaration of Independence. This biography fleshes out McIntosh considerably and, just as important, uses his life as a springboard for discussing the rapidly shifting political, social, and economic forces at work during a crucial period of Georgia's history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820304595
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
06/01/1979
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Harvey H. Jackson is a professor of history, and department head, at Jacksonville State University. He is the author, coauthor, or coeditor of nine books, including Rivers of History and Putting "Loafing Streams" to Work.

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