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This sign is up on Jefferson Davis highway in my friend's hometown in Virginia.

This sign is up on Jefferson Davis highway in my friend's hometown in Virginia.

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…

Fact of the Day: November Jefferson Davis elected Confederate president. Jefferson Davis, The one and only president of the Confederate States of America.

Jefferson Finis Davis (1808-1889) 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, from 1861 to 1865.   He was displaced in Southern affection after the war by the leading Confederate general, Robert E. Lee. Over time, however, admiration for his pride and ideals made him a Civil War hero to many Southerners.

Jefferson Davis - President of Confederate States. I am sorry to report my grandfather was named Jefferson Davis. Guess what side his father fought on?

Jefferson Davis Pie a little known pie from Civil War era.

Here in the south lies a delicious little known dessert originating from the Civil War era. It’s name you ask… is Jefferson Davis Pie. This simple brown sugar custard laced with dried …

Jefferson Davis Quote Some of the things they won't allow in history anymore!

Jefferson Davis Quote Some of the things they won't allow in history anymore!

Varina Davis (the second wife of Confederate president Jefferson Davis) and daughter Winnie. c. 1865

Varina (Howell) Davis (second wife of Confederate president Jefferson Davis) and daughter Winnie.

Jefferson Davis’s inauguration as Confederate president at the Alabama state capitol, Feb. 18, 1861.

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cottoncatking: “facesofthevictorianera: “ Jefferson Davis’s inauguration as Confederate president at the Alabama state capitol, Feb. The New York Times ” Should have kept the Capital in Montgomery. ” I concur

General Jefferson Davis - USA

General Jefferson Davis - USA Yes, he has the same name as the Confederate President. Davis served under General Sherman.

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39 Haunting Civil War Photos That Reveal America In Its Darkest Hour

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