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Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis
Jefferson Davis (June 3, 1808 ¿ December 6, 1889) was an American politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from 1861 to 1865 during the American Civil War. After Davis was captured in 1865, he was charged with treason, but not convicted. His last home, Beauvoir House, and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library, are located in Biloxi, MS. His burial site is Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond.
Jefferson Davis (June 3, 1808 ¿ December 6, 1889) was an American politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from 1861 to 1865 during the American Civil War. After Davis was captured in 1865, he was charged with treason, but not convicted. His last home, Beauvoir House, and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library, are located in Biloxi, MS. His burial site is Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond. « Show less

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  • Monday's 7/23 local schedule (updated Monday AM with some Little League pairings)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Syracuse, 7 Eastern League: Richmond at Bowie, 7:05 American Legion district tournament (at Deer Park in Newport News): Gloucester Post 75 vs. Williamsburg Post 39, 5:30 8 Southern Virginia Adult Baseball League:...
  • Culinary SOS: Huckleberry's whole-wheat apple butter cake

    Culinary SOS: Huckleberry's whole-wheat apple butter cake
      Dear SOS: Help! The apple butter cake at Huckleberry is the most delicious thing I have ever eaten. I can't stop thinking about the taste. I would do anything for the recipe, including washing dishes there for the day. It's that good. Jefferson Davis...
  • Jackson residents reflect on relations beyond 'The Help' lens

    Jackson residents reflect on relations beyond 'The Help' lens
    On a recent steamy Saturday evening, 11 members of Deborah Rae Wright's book club — black, white, Indian and Jewish women — gathered in her meticulously restored Craftsman home on the rundown west side of the Mississippi capital. The topic was...
  • Another President's Day -- for Jefferson Davis

     
    Today is the 150th anniversary of Jefferson Davis as president of the Confederate States of America....
  • Uh-oh

     
    Updated [When she attended the Coburn Law School at Oral Roberts University, GOP presidential hopeful, Minnesota U.S. Rep. Michele] Bachmann studied with John Eidsmoe, who she recently described as "one of the professors who had a great influence on me."....
  • NEH gives $40 million in grants; $3.2 million to California

     
    National Endowment for the Humanities issues $40 million in grants, including $3.2 million to California museums, scholars and documentary filmmakers. Documentaries win the biggest grants; others sponsor seminars aimed to improve college and secondary...
  • Obama and Lincoln: trash-talking, Civil War-era style

     
    After President Obama remarked on how comments about him compared to those directed at Abraham Lincoln, we take a look at some historical trash talk....
  • Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative Response Strong

    Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative Response Strong
    Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said landowners who want to participate in a Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) initiative to increase migratory bird habitat alternatives must apply by August 1 to be considered....
  • NOPD recovers body in Bayou Saint John

    NOPD recovers body in Bayou Saint John
    Members of the New Orleans Police Department are investigating the death of an unidentified person. The body was recovered in Bayou Saint John, near the vicinity of North Jefferson Davis Parkway and Lafitte Street, at approximately 7:00 A.M. According to...
  • Body Found In Bayou St. John Surprises Neighbors

    Body Found In Bayou St. John Surprises Neighbors
    A passer-by was shocked along the majestic Bayou St. John early Sunday morning. They found a body floating at the end of the waterway. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has more. It's a discovery that has neighbors around Bayou St. John stunned. "It...
  • Governor Jindal Asks Louisianians to Stay Alert During Storm

    Governor Jindal Asks Louisianians to Stay Alert During Storm
     Governor Jindal’s office released the following information on the state’s efforts to continue to respond to the effects of Tropical Storm Lee.   “We continue to encourage Louisianians to stay alert and monitor local weather...