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Varina Anne “Winnie” Davis was born into a war-torn South in June of 1864, the youngest daughter of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his second wife, Varina Howell Davis. Winnie Davis: Daughter of the Lost Cause is the first published biography of this little-known woman who unwittingly became the symbolic female figure of the defeated South. Author Heath Hardage Lee lectures on Winnie Davis just one day after the 150th anniversary of her birth. A selection of artifacts from the Museum’s Winnie Davis collection will be on display for this event.