Books tagged: women 1850s

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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.
Republic
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,630. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, "Republic" is a tale of one woman's efforts to save her family from destruction while remaining true to her convictions and aspirations.
The Murder Of Mary Rogers
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » History » North America
I have used United States Census records from the 19th century along with business directories, i.e. Doggett's Business Directory of New York City, to add some light on a murder that occurred in Hoboken, New Jersey on July 25th, 1841. Specifically, the text of my ebook examines what can be learned about Mary Rogers, her family, as well as the men who may have been associated with her brutal death.
A Woman of Consequence
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
"Once, I ruled this world . . ." Daphne knew what a trip back to Cumberland County could mean- her beloved Aunt Jane was ill enough to ensure a share of heartache. But a chance meeting with an old friend sparks memories that can no longer be pushed away. A friend lost, back before the great war that nearly tore the Union asunder- Daphne must face the truth. Join her on this amazing journey.
The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
We recall a family of real but largely forgotten women in American history. All were descendants of Elizabeth Taylor and Peter Blow. Their lives were full, far-flung and unscripted, emblematic of the nation’s course over five generations. Our women are mostly fortunate in love, and marry good men. They are motivated. They know death, even murder; and they live with slavery and its aftermath.
Children of The Earth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The marriage of settler couple Hestia and Adam is not happy. But one by one three intriguing strangers arrive at their lonely bush farm, and lives are changed forever. Walton's first novel is an imaginative look at 1850s South Australia, set against a background of carefully researched history. Three ancient mythologies underlie the meeting of European and Aboriginal cultures. Captivating reading.