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Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jefferson Davis

 
 
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By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
1. Jefferson Davis Marker
Inscription.
President Confederate States
and Commander-in-Chief
Cadet U.S. Military Academy 1821
2nd Lt. 1st U.S. Infantry July 1, 1828
1st Lieut. Dragoons March 4, 1833
Adjt. Aug. 30, 1833 to Feb. 3, 1834
Resigned June 30, 1835
Col. 1st Miss. Rifles July 18, 1846
Hon. Mustered out July 12, 1847
Sec. of War March 7, 1853-March 6, 1857
In Honor of
the Defenders
of Vicksburg

 
Location. 32° 20.839′ N, 90° 51.275′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.4 miles from Pemberton Circle, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in Vicksburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anshe Chesed Congregation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery (about 500 feet away); Texas (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. 1st Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery; (approx. 0.3 miles away); John C Pemberton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stephen Dill Lee
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
2. Jefferson Davis Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Lloyd Tilghman Memorial (approx. mile away); The Surrender Interview Site (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Vicksburg National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on September 10, 2015.) 
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
3. Jefferson Davis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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