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Concord in Cabarrus County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Jefferson Davis

 
 
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Daoust, January 22, 2011
1. Jefferson Davis Marker
Inscription. President, Confederate States of America, spent the night of April 18, 1865 in house which stood here.
 
Erected by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number L 4.)
 
Location. 35° 24.654′ N, 80° 34.915′ W. Marker is in Concord, North Carolina, in Cabarrus County. Marker is on Union Street North 0.1 miles north of Cabarrus Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. At the Cabarrus County Public Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 Union Street North, Concord NC 28025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cabarrus Black Boys Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); James P. Cook (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barber-Scotia College (approx. 0.4 miles away); W. R. Odell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jefferson Davis Camp (approx. 1.6 miles away); Red Hill (approx. 1.8 miles away); Warren Coleman (approx. 1.9 miles away); Charles A. Cannon (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Concord.
 
Regarding Jefferson Davis. On the night he stayed at this location Jefferson Davis was unaware that President Lincoln had been assassinated (died Sat. 4/15) and did not receive the news until
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Daoust, January 22, 2011
2. Jefferson Davis Marker
he reached Charlotte, NC the next day (4/19). His overnight stay in Concord was secret. Davis was being pursued by Union troops who eventually captured him in GA and imprisoned him for two years at Ft. Monroe. Davis was never formally charged and never tried, though he was accused of treason against the Union.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Daoust of Concord, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 762 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on , by Tom Daoust of Concord, North Carolina. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Daoust of Concord, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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