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    Former President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis, c.1885

  • Brenda Ison

    Jefferson Davis -at his home in 1885 in Mississippi.he lived on Beauvoir Plantation near Biloxi ,Mississippi. While there He wrote"A Short History Of The Confederate States Of America"On Nov 6th he left Beauvoir to visit his plantation in Brierfield. On the steamboat trip up the river he became ill and he left Brierfield on the 13th to return to New Orleans,where he was met by his wife on the 16th and received medical care.He was taken to the home of Charles Erasmus Fenner.

  • Chris Padgett

    Jefferson Davis, twenty years after the Civil War, 1885.

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Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889) was an American statesman and leader of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, serving as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history. Davis was born in Kentucky to Samuel and Jane (Cook) Davis. After attending Transylvania University, Davis graduated from West Point . He served as the United States Secretary of War under Democratic President Franklin Pierce.

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CDV President Jefferson Davis. Click on the image for more information.

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Jefferson Davis (c.1885) Beauvoir, Biloxi, Mississippi