What happened to Jefferson Davis? He became a prisoner of the U S government. When  it was known that he had no connection to Lincoln's assassination,was transported to much better quarters.On May 13, 1867, he was released into civilian custody on $100,000 bail.  The editor of the New York Tribune, Horace Greeley, abolitionist Gerrit Smith, and several other prominent Northerners paid the bail. He moved to  Beauvoir near Biloxi, MS.On December 6, 1889, he passed away in New Orleans…

What happened to Jefferson Davis? He became a prisoner of the U S government. When it was known that he had no connection to Lincoln's assassination,was transported to much better quarters.On May 13, 1867, he was released into civilian custody on $100,000 bail. The editor of the New York Tribune, Horace Greeley, abolitionist Gerrit Smith, and several other prominent Northerners paid the bail. He moved to Beauvoir near Biloxi, MS.On December 6, 1889, he passed away in New Orleans…

Beaufort, South Carolina. Robert Barnwell Rhett's residence. It was created between 1861 and 1865.

Beaufort, South Carolina. Robert Barnwell Rhett's residence. It was created between 1861 and 1865.

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