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People/Characters: Varina Howell Davis

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Amazing Women of the Civil War: Fascinating True Stories of Women Who Made a Difference by Webb Garrison
April 1865: The Month That Saved America by Jay Winik
Behind the Scenes: or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley
Brother Against Brother: The War Begins by William C. Davis
Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868 by Cokie Roberts
Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimké Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant by Carol Berkin
The Civil War, a narrative : Secession to Fort Henry by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: A Narrative by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 2: Fredericksburg to Meridian by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 3: Red River to Appomattox by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: An Illustrated History by Geoffrey C. Ward
Confederate Ordeal: The Southern Home Front by Steven A. Channing
Crowns of Thorns and Glory: Mary Todd Lincoln and Varina Howell Davis: The Two First Ladies of the Civil War by Gerry Van der Heuvel
Defining Moments in the Lives of Mary Todd Lincoln and Varina Howell Davis: First Ladies of the Civil War by Kimberly J. Largent
First Lady of the Confederacy by Joan E. Cashin
An Honorable Defeat: The Last Days of the Confederate Government by William C. Davis
I, Varina; a biography of the girl who married Jefferson Davis and became the First Lady of the South by Ruth Painter Randall
Lincoln as I Knew Him: Gossip, Tributes and Revelations from His Best Friends and Worst Enemies by Harold Holzer
Lincoln's Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War by Elizabeth D. Leonard
Murdering Mr. Lincoln: A New Detection of the 19th Century's Most Famous Crime by Charles Higham
The Nation Reunited: War's Aftermath by Richard W. Murphy
The peace that almost was by Mark Tooley
A River Unvexed: A History and Tour Guide to the Campaign for the Mississippi River (The Civil War Campaigns Series) by Jim Miles
Sarah Morgan: The Civil War Diary of a Southern Woman by Sarah Morgan Dawson
Varina by Charles Frazier
Varina Howell: Wife of Jefferson Davis by Eron Rowland
Varina Howell: Wife of Jefferson Davis, Vol. 1 by Eron Rowland
Women in the Civil War by Mary Elizabeth Massey

Character description

Varina Howell Davis (1826–1906) was the wife of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States during the U.S. Civil War. After his death in 1889, she moved to New York City and became a writer.

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