Varina Howell: Wife of Jefferson Davis

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Pelican Publishing, 1931
 

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Contents

VARINA HOWELL WIFE OF JEFFERSON DAVIS
1
ANCESTRY THE KEMPES
12
BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD
18
EARLY ENVIRONMENT
26
GIRLHOOD
42
AT THE HURRICANE
51
IN CLOSER TOUCH
59
HOLIDAY PLEASURES
69
A SOLDIERS WIFE
206
MONTEREY AND BUENA VISTA
213
RETURN OF THE VOLUNTEERS
222
BRIERFIELD REOPENED
229
FROM BRIERFIELD TO THE SENATE
234
A SENATORS WIFE
242
CUBAN INCIDENT SOCIAL LIFE OF THE THIRTIETH CONGRESS
251
THE FIRST CRISIS
260

LOVERS
78
ENGAGEMENT GIRLHOOD CONFIDENCES
82
WHIG AND DEMOCRAT
90
MARRIAGE
97
THE BRIDAL TOUR
102
BRIERFIELD
114
IN PUBLIC LIFE VISIT OF CALHOUN
126
ACCOMPANIES HER HUSBAND TO WASHINGTON
137
FIRST GLIMPSES OF WASHINGTON
144
A CONGRESSMANS WIFE
153
EARLY INCIDENTS OF WASHINGTON LIFE
161
DAY AT THE NATIONAL EXHIBITION
169
FACES OUT OF THE PAST
178
WAR WITH MEXICO
197
FROM BRIERFIELD TO THE CABINET
267
WIFE OF A CABINET OFFICER
281
FIRST SORROW HUSBANDS LABORS AS WAR MINISTER
289
SALON AND PORTRAIT GALLERY
298
SECESSION RAISES ITS HEAD
331
A SUMMER IN NEW ENGLAND
348
POLITICAL AND SOCIAL
361
DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION IN CHARLESTON 1860
375
SECESSION OF SOUTH CAROLINA
387
SOUTH CAROLINA INVITES THE OTHER SOUTHERN STATES TO JOIN HER IN SECESSION
402
THE RETURN SOUTH
414
A PRESIDENTS WIFE
430
LAST DAYS AT BRIERFIELD
444
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