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Bingham of the Hills

Politician and Diplomat Extraordinary


Prof. Erving E. Beauregard

This is the pioneer biography of the author of the Fourteenth Amendment, chief prosecutor of the Lincoln assassins, chief prosecutor of President Andrew Johnson, longest-term American envoy to Japan, and appointer of George A. Custer to West Point. Bingham was a giant figure in American history: pre-Civil War, Civil War, and Gilded Age.
Contents: First biography of Bingham spanning his eighty-five years. Scholarly in-depth treatment of pivotal figure in nineteenth century American politics and world diplomacy.