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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.
Judah P. Benjamin Louisiana Senator & Secretary of War Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Judah P. Benjamin was the son of Orthodox Jewish parents. He was raised primarily in South Carolina before moving on the North Carolina, where he attended Fayetteville Academy. Reviewers of lengthy bios of Benjamin have surmised that he is a dull subject. One of the principal biographers was criticized for missing many pivotal issues in Benjamin's life. Judah lived in England after the Civil War.
14 Fun Facts About the Pony Express: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Gold was discovered in California in 1848. It seemed like California had everything. What they did not have was a fast way to communicate with the east. That was when the Pony Express was born. Find out some fun facts about this enterprise in this fun book. Reading level: 6.8