BROWNLOW, William Gannaway, 1805-1877


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Extended Bibliography

Alexander, Thomas B. “Strange Bedfellows: The Interlocking Careers of T.A.R. Nelson, Andrew Johnson and W.G. (Parson) Brownlow.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 51 (1979): 54-77.

Ash, Stephen V., ed. Secessionists and Other Scoundrels: Selections from Parson Brownlow’s Book. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999.

Brownlow, William G. Brownlow, the Patriot and Martyr, Showing His Faith, and Works, as Reported by Himself. Philadelphia: R. Weir, 1862.

___. Ought American Slavery to Be Perpetuated? A Debate Between W.G. Brownlow and A. Pryne Held in Philadelphia, September, 1858. 1858. Reprint. Miami: Mnemosyne, 1969.

___. A Political Register, Setting Forth the Principles of the Whig and Locofoco Parties in the United States, with the Life and Public Services of Henry Clay. 1844. Reprint. Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Co., 1974.

___. Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, the Tennessee Patriot. Together with his last editorial in the Knoxville Whig; Also, his recent speeches, rehearsing his experience with secession, and his prison life. Indianapolis: Asher & Co., Publishers, 1862.

___. Sketches of the Rise, Progress, and Decline of Secession. 1862. Reprint, with new introduction by Thomas Alexander. New York: Da Capo Press, 1968.

Conklin, Forrest. “Parson Brownlow Joins the Sons of Temperance.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 39 (Summer 1980): 178-94; (Fall 1980): 292-309.

___, ed. “ ‘Parson’ Brownlow on the Impeachment of Judge Humphreys and Other Matters in Washington, D.C.—June, 1862.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 56 and 57 (1984 and 1985): 120-31.

Conklin, Forrest, and John W. Wittig. “Religious Warfare in the Southern Highlands: Brownlow versus Ross.” Journal of East Tennessee History 63 (1991): 33-50.

Coulter, E. Merton. William G. Brownlow: Fighting Parson of the Southern Highlands. 1937. Reprint, with introduction by James W. Patton. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1971.

Humphrey, Stephen F. “The Man Brownlow from a Newspaper Man’s Point of View.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 43 (1971): 59-70.

Humphrey, Steve. ”That D....d Brownlow”: Being a Saucy and Malicious Description of William Gannaway Brownlow. Boone, NC: Appalachian Consortium Press, 1978.

Kelly, James C. “William Gannaway Brownlow.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 43 (Spring 1984): 25-43; (Summer 1984): 155-72.

McKellar, Kenneth. “Parson Brownlow,” in Tennessee Senators as seen by one of their Successors. Kingsport, Tenn.: Southern Publishers, Inc., 1942, 330-351.

Miscamble, William G. “Andrew Johnson and the Election of William G. (‘Parson’) Brownlow as Governor of Tennessee.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 37 (Fall 1978): 308-20.

Patton, James Welch. “The Senatorial Career of William G. Brownlow.” Tennessee Historical Magazine, 2d ser., 1 (April 1931): 153-64.

___. Unionism and Reconstruction in Tennessee, 1860-1869. Gloucester, Mass.: P. Smith, 1966 (c1934).