Franklin Pierce: Martyr for the Union
The second volume of Peter Wallner's two-volume biography of Franklin Pierce covers Pierce's life from his first days as President until his death in 1869. The in-depth examination of the Pierce administration presents a vivid portrait of an honest president committed to the Constitution and to enforcing the laws though surrounded by unscrupulous politicians, corrupt officials, and scheming speculators and adventurers. Volume two of a two volume biography.
Author: Peter A. Wallner