Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Treasury Building of the Confederate States of America
This wall was once a part of the Treasury Building of the Confederate States of America.
In it were the offices of the President, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Treasurer of the Confederate Government.
Here too President Jefferson Davis, who had been indicted May 8, 1866 under the charge of treason against the United States, appeared either in person or by counsel before the Circuit Court of the United States demanding trial, first on June 5, 1866 and in all seven times, each time trial was postponed upon request of the Government and the case was ended forever without trial by formal dismissal , February 15, 1869.
Erected 1913 by the Confederate Memorial Literary Society.
Location. 37° 32.25′ N, 77° 26.101′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 60) east of North 10th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on The United States Courthouse, to the left of the main doors. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Richmond Evacuation Fire (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Great Turning Basin The Bell Tower (about 500 feet away); Anna Maria Lane (about 500 feet away); The First National Bank Building (about 600 feet away); 1201 East Cary Street (about 600 feet away); Black Hawk (1767-1838) (about 600 feet away); 1200 Block East Cary Street (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . . First Reports of the Confederate Treasury. Delivered in 1861, a set of documents outlining the economic status of the newly formed Confederacy. (Submitted on June 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,062 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 5, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.