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It was Jefferson Davis ' inaugural day . Until then he had been a provisional president , but now he was to begin his regular term of six years . Davis stood under an awning by the side of the equestrian statue of George Washington ...
1 1 § 5 1 In the latter part of March , 1865 , the news got about in Richmond that Mrs. Jefferson Davis had sold her carriage horses , and a day or two later some Richmond ladies who had been at the President's receptions and knew Mrs.
Craven , John J. , The Prison Life of Jefferson Davis . New York , 1866 . Davis , Jefferson , The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government . New York , 1881 . Davis , Susan Lawrence , Authentic History of the Ku Klux Klan , 18651877.
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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