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First Lady of the Confederacy free pdf When Jefferson Davis became president of the Confederacy, his wife, Varina Howell Davis, reluctantly became the First Lady. Raised in Mississippi, educated in Philadelphia, and a longtime resident of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Davis never felt at ease in Richmond. During the war she nursed Union prisoners and secretly corresponded with friends in the North. Though she publicly supported the South, her term as First Lady was plagued by rumors of her disaffection.

About Joan E. Cashin

Joan E. Cashin is Associate Professor of History at Ohio State University.

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Author : Joan E. Cashin
Publisher : The Belknap Press
Data Published : 10 October 2008
ISBN : 0674030370
EAN : 9780674030374
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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