[ Biography/Memoir ]
Alexander Watkins Terrell
Civil War Soldier, Texas Lawmaker, American Diplomat
By Lewis L. Gould
Alexander Terrell’s career placed him at the center of some of the most pivotal events in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century history, ranging from the Civil War to Emperor Maximilian’s reign over Mexico and an Armenian genocide under the Ottoman Empire; this book provides the first complete biographical portrait of this complex figure.