BRECKINRIDGE, John Cabell, 1821-1875



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Breckinridge, John C. “A Rebel Leader’s Flight to Cuba.” Civil War Times Illustrated 6 (June 1967): 4-10.

Davis, William C. “John C. Breckinridge.” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 85 (Summer 1987): 197-212.

___. “John C. Breckinridge—a Profile.” Civil War Times Illustrated 6 (June 1967): 11-18.

___. Breckinridge: Statesman, Soldier, Symbol. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1974.

Harrison, Lowell H. “John C. Breckinridge: Nationalist, Confederate, Kentuckian.” Filson Club History Quarterly 47 (April 1973): 125-44.

Heck, Frank H. “John C. Breckinridge in the Crisis of 1860-1861.” Journal of Southern History 21 (August 1955): 316-46.

___. Proud Kentuckian, John C. Breckinridge, 1821-1875. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1976.

Kentucky General Assembly. Speeches and Proceedings upon the announcement of the death of Hon. John C. Breckinridge in the Senate and House of Representatives of Kentucky, Friday and Saturday, January 7 and 22d, 1876. Frankfort: Kentucky Yoeman Office, 1876.

Klotter, James C. The Breckinridges of Kentucky, 1760-1981. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1986.

Melzer, Dorothy Garrett. “Mr. Breckinridge Accepts.” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 56 (July 1958): 217-32.

O’Connor, John. “John Cabell Breckinridge’s Personal Secession: A Rhetorical Insight.” Filson Club History Quarterly 43 (October 1969): 345-52.

Stillwell, Lucille. John Cabell Breckinridge. Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1936.