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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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  • Student Of The Year Finalists Announced

    Student Of The Year Finalists Announced
    Today the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) released the names of 18 students selected as regional finalists in the state's annual Student of the Year competition. The 18 students selected include one 5th, 8th and 12th grader from each of the...
  • 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...
  • Lincoln's war

    As he seemed to sense when he gave his famous farewell address to his Springfield friends and neighbors, Abraham Lincoln left Illinois in early 1861 not so much to go to the White House as to go to war. The great conflict commenced two months later,...