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Winnie Davis: Daughter of the Lost Cause

Heath Hardage Lee ; foreword by J.E.B. Stuart IV ; epilogue coauthored by Bertram Hayes-Davis
Format
Book
Published
Lincoln, NE : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9781612346373 (cloth : alk. paper), 1612346375 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781612346380 (ebook/pdf)
Summary
Chronicles the life of the daughter of Jefferson Davis who was christened the "Daughter of the Confederacy" and provided hope to a war-weary South, until a series of controversies placed her at odds with her supporters.
Contents
  • A tragic fall
  • My name is a heritage of woe
  • Escape, capture, and Fort Monroe
  • A fatal romance
  • Scandal and sickness
  • Boarding school blues and the Dorsey dilemma
  • Yellow fever
  • Portrait of a lady
  • Daughter of the Confederacy
  • Life in a fishbowl
  • I will never consent!
  • Engagement issues
  • Italian idyll
  • Dear diary
  • A world on fire
  • Queen of a mystic court
  • New York, new woman
  • The last casualty of the lost cause
  • Death and maiden
  • Epilogue: the great-great-grandson of the Confederacy and the daughter of New York.
Description
xiii, 214 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-205) and index.
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