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Jefferson Davis

 
 
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 25, 2011
1. Jefferson Davis Marker
Inscription.
Born at Fairview, KY. June 3, 1808
U.S. Army 1828-1835
Served in Black Hawk War
Congressman U.S. 1845-1846
Colonel Mississippi Volunteers in War with Mexico
Rendered Gallant Service in the taking of Monterey and Buena Vista where he was severely wounded
Senator U.S. 1847-1851
Secretary of War U.S. 1853-1857
Senator U.S. 1857-1861
President C.S.A. 1861-1865
Prisoner, Fortress Monroe 1865-1867
Erected by Ladies Confederate Memorial Association
May 17, 1930

 
Erected 1930 by Ladies Confederate Memorial Association.
 
Location. 29° 55.711′ N, 90° 4.788′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of First Street and Camp Street on First Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1134 First Street, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brevard-Rice House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Manse (about 800 feet away); Goldsmith-Godchaux House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edward A. Davis House (approx. mile away);
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Jefferson Davis Marker
Trinity Church Episcopal (approx. mile away); Gilmour – Parker House (approx. mile away); Adams – Jones House (approx. mile away); Bradish Johnson House (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jefferson Davis Biography. (Submitted on January 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Jefferson Davis - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 25, 2011
3. Jefferson Davis Marker
The House in Which Jefferson Davis Died image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
4. The House in Which Jefferson Davis Died
The House in Which Jefferson Davis Died image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
5. The House in Which Jefferson Davis Died
 
 
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