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Charles Francis Adams Jr

Author Code: ACFA

Born: May 27, 1835 - Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Died: May 20, 1915 - Washington D.C., USA

The son of Charles Francis Adams Sr, prominent lawyer and Ambassador to the United Kingdom, and grandson of the President John Quincy Adams, Adams was educated at Harvard University, where he graduated in 1856. He served in the Union army in the Civil War, rising to the rank of brigadier-general, and saw action at Gettysburg. In 1865, he was appointed to the Massachusetts Railroad Commission and became well-known for his regulatory philosophy regarding the railroads. In 1878, he published Railroads, Their Origins and Problems. From 1884 to 1890, he was the president of the Union Pacific Railroad. His other works include Three Episodes of Massachusetts History (1892), Antinomianism in the Colony of Massachusetts Bay, 1636-38 (1894), Imperialism and the Tracks of Our Forefathers (1898) and 'Tis Sixty Years Since (1913).

eBook Code Title/Sub-Title Pub. Yr Pages File Size Type Download Format Find Printed Copy
ACFA003 The Battle of Bunker Hill 1896 8 160k Article Download PDF - 'The Battle of Bunker Hill' (ACFA003) Find a printed copy of The Battle of Bunker Hill by Charles Francis Adams Jr at AbeBooks
ACFA004 The Battle of Long Island 1896 13 187k eBook Download PDF - 'The Battle of Long Island' (ACFA004) Find a printed copy of The Battle of Long Island by Charles Francis Adams Jr at AbeBooks
ACFA001 Imperialism and the Tracks of Our Forefathers 1898 18 254k eBook Download PDF - 'Imperialism and the Tracks of Our Forefathers' (ACFA001) Find a printed copy of Imperialism and the Tracks of Our Forefathers by Charles Francis Adams Jr at AbeBooks
ACFA002 Studies Military and Diplomatic - 1777-1865 1911 181 1063k eBook Download PDF - 'Studies Military and Diplomatic - 1777-1865' (ACFA002) Find a printed copy of Studies Military and Diplomatic - 1777-1865 by Charles Francis Adams Jr at AbeBooks

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