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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.
Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Nonfiction » History » North America
Never before told account of CW arsenal explosions and the girls and young women who were the victims. "We can now add their names to the human toll of America's greatest conflict," declares Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James M. McPherson, author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, who calls Gunpowder Girls "outstanding" and "thoroughly researched and beautifully written."
Emancipation! A Skit About September 1862
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
On Monday, September 22, 1862 President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This skit deals with how the news affected many people in the south. The skit begins with an introduction, allowing participants to understand what life was like for slaves, and for the owners of slaves. Learn about the views of many slaves and owners in this 15-minute skit!