Saturday, April 05, 2008

Where Jefferson Davis Died


The only president of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis, died at this house in the Garden District in New Orleans. At the age of 81, Jefferson Davis had been a US Senator, Secretary of the War, and sold his home to his former slave. His home in Biloxi, MS, Beauvoir, was damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

(Links are to Wikipedia entries.)
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