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Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jefferson Davis

June 3, 1808- December 6, 1889

 

—Soldier Scholar Statesman —

 
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
1. Jefferson Davis Marker
Inscription. A graduate of West Point Military Academy, he served the United States as Colonel of Mississippi Volunteers, Mexican War; member of House of Representatives, Senator, and as Secretary of War.

Inaugurated President of the provisional government, Confederate States of America, February 18, 1861.
 
Erected 1940 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 32° 22.668′ N, 86° 18.056′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of North Bainbridge Street and Dexter Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Bainbridge Street. Touch for map. Monument is located on the west lawn of the Alabama State Capitol. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Selma-to-Montgomery March (a few steps from this marker); Alabama's First Capitals / The Alabama State Capitol (a few steps from this marker); Alabama State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); John Allan Wyeth
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 8, 2011
2. Jefferson Davis Marker
Jefferson Davis Inaguration marker in relation to Statue
(within shouting distance of this marker); James Marion Sims (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Members of the Alabama Legislature Who Served During The Reconstruction Period of 1868-1879 (within shouting distance of this marker); Thousands Protest at the Seat of Government (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Flag Raised Over Alabama Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Also see . . .  Alabama State Capitol History. The Alabama State Capitol has been at the center of both American Civil War and Civil Rights history. It may be the most historically significant US State Capitol. (Submitted on October 8, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
3. Jefferson Davis Marker
Jefferson Davis Statue image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 25, 2013
4. Jefferson Davis Statue
In the background: east portico of the Capitol, where Jefferson Davis was inaugurated on February 18, 1861.
Jefferson Davis Inaguration marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 25, 2013
5. Jefferson Davis Inaguration marker
Located just outside the front door on the Alabama Capitol steps.
Davis Mural, Alabama State Capitol image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 8, 2011
6. Davis Mural, Alabama State Capitol
Mural depicting Alabama history by Roderick McKenzie. State Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama
Jefferson Davis image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher
7. Jefferson Davis
[Jefferson Davis, three-quarter length portrait, facing right] Brady, Mathew, 1858
Courtesy of the Library of Congress
Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 25, 2013
8. Memorial Plaque
This plaque
marks the old Supreme Court Room (1885-1940)
in which the body of
President Jefferson Davis
lay in state
Monday May 29, 1893
en route from New Orleans, Louisiana
to Richmond, Virginia
for permanent interment
Erected by the White House Association
1970
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,134 times since then and 78 times this year. Last updated on October 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on October 6, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   2. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   3. submitted on October 6, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   4. submitted on October 16, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   5. submitted on October 8, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   6. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   7. submitted on August 15, 2015.   8. submitted on October 8, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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