granchester eleanor oliphant make the most of Lovereading join us on facebook before the fall
Search our site
The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter Read the opening extract of the brand new Karin Slaughter book before its publication on 13/07/2017

Jefferson Davis and the Confederacy by Sarah Elder Hale
  

Jefferson Davis and the Confederacy

Part of the Cobblestone the Civil War Series

RRP £13.99

Synopsis

Jefferson Davis and the Confederacy by Sarah Elder Hale

When Jefferson Davis announced the secession of his home state of Mississippi from the Union, he didn't expect that he would soon be elected president of the Confederate States of America. As a veteran of the United States-Mexican War, he had planned on taking a military role in the newly formed country. Instead, Davis faced the greatest challenge of his life: unifying states that were keenly interested in preserving states' rights and fighting a war against an established and better-supplied country -- the United States. Jefferson Davis and the Confederacy tells the story of a man who was devoted to his country to the bitter end. Explore Davis's years as an army officer, a congressman, and as secretary of war. Meet the Confederate States' only president and Varina Anne, the Daughter of the Confederacy. Discover the hardships Davis faced in keeping the Confederacy together, from a food shortage to a spy in the Confederate White House.

About the Author

Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

29th November 2005

Author

Sarah Elder Hale

More books by Sarah Elder Hale
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Publisher

Cricket Books, a division of Carus Publishing Co

Format

Hardback

Categories

History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage)
Educational: History

ISBN

9780812679083

Lovereading always comes up with great suggestions and has introduced me to enjoyable books and new authors to discover.

Gaynor Passmore

I love the honest opinions, recommendations for every genre and every reader, wish lists and Like for Like.

Amrita Dasgupta

Books of the month/debuts of the month, kids/adults, fiction/non-fiction, free prize draws and free extracts, what's not to love?

Emma Smith

They are bright, breezy and eager to offer a great book, then genuinely listen/respect the review one writes.

Maggie Crane

If you LOVE reading then you will love LOVEREADING! It's a 'novel' idea. Seriously though I could not recommend them enough.

Rebecca Whymark

Lovereading is a wonderful way to expand my literary horizons, discover inspiring authors & get the chance to read new novels first. #loveit

Zarina de Ruiter

It has enriched my leisure time by introducing me to a world of books which I would not have previously considered.

Val Rowe

I 'Lovereading' because it lets me see what new books are around with a detailed synopsis and readers' reviews.

Judith Sharp

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools