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Secrets of the Civil War: From Camels to Confederacy

secrets of the civil war Mar 15, 2023

Who became the president of the states that tried to secede? Today, we'll learn about Jefferson Davis, the man who did just that. And it may come as a surprise to you that Davis did have some successful ideas, particularly when it came to importing desert camels into the American West. His successes may have been more surprising to his second wife, the Northern-born Varina, than to anyone else.


Hosted by: Sharon McMahon

Executive Producer: Heather Jackson

Audio Producer: Jenny Snyder

Written and researched by: Heather Jackson, Valerie Hoback, Amy Watkin, and Mandy Reid


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