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6 edition of Jefferson Davis: President of the Confederacy (Signature Lives: Civil War Era) found in the catalog.

Jefferson Davis: President of the Confederacy (Signature Lives: Civil War Era)

by Jean Kinney Williams

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Published by Compass Point Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7994050M
    ISBN 100756510635
    ISBN 109780756510633
    OCLC/WorldCa56413040

      For his part, Davis privately criticized Foote for being “faithless to his trust as a representative in the Congress of the Confederate States”—but continued ignoring his rival in public. The former Confederate president also produced a massive, post-war tome, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government. It did not mention Foote at all.   Jefferson Davis (born Jefferson Finis Davis; June 3, –December 6, ) was a prominent American soldier, secretary of war, and political figure who became the president of the Confederate States of America, a nation formed in rebellion to the United States. Before becoming a leader of the slave states in rebellion, he was viewed by some as a plausible future president of the .

    Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America: A Memoir by His Wife, Varina Davis (2 Volumes) Author: Davis, Varina; Symonds, Craig L. (Intro.) Title: Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America: A Memoir by His Wife, Varina Davis (2 Volumes) Publication: Baltimore: The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, End date: AUGUSTA, GA., (UPI)-The Federal Bureau of Investigation said today that it had recovered Confederate President Jefferson Davis’s meerschaum pipe and case, which were stolen in Virginia. The antiques were taken from a display at Casement Museum at Fort Monroe, Va., six days ago and turned up in the hands of a private individual, the agency said.

      Jefferson Davis was a man of many words. He literally wrote volumes during his lifetime and spent the last decade of his life writing about the history of the Confederacy . 1 day ago  FILE - In this Nov. 18, , file photo, Xavier President Norman Francis poses for a photograph at the the university in New Orleans, La. The New .


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Jefferson Davis: President of the Confederacy (Signature Lives: Civil War Era) by Jean Kinney Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Genealogy of the Davis Family. One of the most popular features of the Davis Papers website, these charts carry the extended family two generations beyond that of the Confederate president, and the direct line three generations past Davis.

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