QUITMAN, John Anthony, 1798-1858


Image, Life and Correspondence of John A. Quitman (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1860).

Extended Bibliography

A Brief Sketch of the Life, Civil and Military, of John A. Quitman.... Washington: Ritchie and Heiss, printers, 1848.

Broussard, Ray. “Governor John A. Quitman and the Lopez Expeditionos of 1851-1852." Journal of Mississippi History 28 (May 1966): 103-20.

Claiborne, John Francis Hamtramck. Life and Correspondence of John A. Quitman, Major-General, U.S.A., and Governor of the State of Mississippi. New York: Harper and Bros., 1860.

Gonzales, John Edmond. “John Anthony Quitman in the United States House of Representatives 1855-1858." Southern Quarterly 4 (April 1966): 276-88.

May, Robert E. “John A. Quitman and His Slaves: Reconciling Slave Resistance with the Proslavery Defense." Journal of Southern History 46 (November 1980): 551-70.

———. John A. Quitman: Old South Crusader. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985.

McLendon, James H. “John A. Quitman." Ph.D. diss., University of Texas, Austin, 1949.

———. “John A. Quitman in the Texas Revolution." Southwestern Historical Quarterly 52 (October 1948): 163-83.

Urban, C. Stanley. “The Abortive Quitman Filibustering Expedition, 1881-1885." Journal of Mississippi History 18 (July 1956): 175-96.

Walther, Eric H. “Honorable and Useful Ambition: John Anthony Quitman." C hapter 3 in The Fire-Eaters. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1992.

Quitman, John A. Remarks of Messrs. [Galusha A.] Grow, Quitman, and T[homas]. L[angrell]. Harris, on the Missouri Compromise. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1856.

———. Speech of John A. Quitman, of Mississippi, on the subject of the Neutrality Laws: Delivered in Committee on the Whole House of the State of the Union, April 29, 1856. Washington: Printed at the Union Office, 1856.