(b. June 3, 1808; d. December 5, 1889) U.S. representative and senator, Mexican War hero, and president of the Confederacy.
Jefferson Davis, best known as president of the Confedera...
Born June 3, 1808
Died December 6, 1889
New Orleans, Louisiana
President of the Confederate States of America
"The Union is a creature of the states. I...
Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. His honesty, character, and devotion elevated his cause above a quest for the perpetuation of slave...
The secession of the southern states is similar to that of the revolution against Britain of the 18th century. According to Jefferson Davis, in his inaugural address as president of the Confederate St...