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Varina Howell Davis First Lady of the Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
As the wife of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, Varina Howell had tremendous responsibilities. Factional struggles between women from the different states required mediation.The First Lady was also responsible for visiting the sick and wounded soldiers in hospitals. Receptions for late arriving officers were planned. By 1864 Varina was advising her ailing husband and shaping policy.
Spies and Spying in the Civil War: The Amazing Stories of Elizabeth Van Lew, Harriet Tubman, Thaddeus Lowe, Saving Mr. Lincoln, Intelligence Collection in the North and South, New Tools, Overseas
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This unique compilation of three documents provides a fascinating look at the role of spies and intelligence in the conduct of the American Civil War.
Behind the Scenes: Or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016 by Eno Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One of the seminal slave narratives, Behind the Scenes: Or Thirty Years in Slavery, and Four Years in the White House also examines the life of Elizabeth Keckley after she purchased her freedom, and during her years as a successful businesswoman/dressmaker in Civil War-era Washington, where she became confidante to Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln.
Dick Turpin, God Of The Underworld
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore, & legend
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This book is about the English highwayman Dick Turpin. It is asserted and argued that Turpin was a Black Peter figure and that his execution was a traditional ritual, that was a part of the ritual cycle of the year. Also in this book new discoveries about John Wilkes Booth' secret life are revealed. John Wilkes Booth was the man who assassinated president Abraham Lincoln.

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