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Bingham of the Hills

Politician and Diplomat Extraordinary

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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.