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Nathaniel P. Banks

Politician, Military (30-Jan-1816 — 1-Sep-1894)


Raymond H. Banks. The King of Louisiana, 1862-1865, and Other Government Work: A Biography of Major General Nathaniel Prentice Banks. 2005. 1648pp.

Stephen A. Dupree. Planting the Union Flag in Texas: The Campaigns of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks in the West. Texas A&M University Press. 2008. 293pp.

Fred Harvey Harrington. Fighting Politician: Major General N. P. Banks. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1948. 301pp.

James G. Hollandsworth. Pretense of Glory: The Life of General Nathaniel P. Banks. Louisiana State University Press. 1998. 292pp.


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  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.101)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.62)

  9. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.64)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.37)

  11. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.46)

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