Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, c1855-1865 (1955). Artist: Unknown

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Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, c1855-1865 (1955). After announcing the secession of Mississippi from the Union (the second state to do so after South Carolina) in January 1861, Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) resigned from the US Senate. He was named provisional President of the Confederate States of America by a constitutional convention, and was inaugurated at the Alabama State Capitol in Mongtomery on 18 February 1861. Davis was captured by the Union (northern) cavalry in 1865 and imprisoned for two years. A print from Mathew Brady Historian with a Camera by James D Horan, Bonanza Books, New York, 1955.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580023314
  1. 2-365-466
  1. 2365466

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3501x4988
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Image Information

Creator
  1. Unknown: :
After
  1. Mathew Brady: American: Photographer
Subject
  1. Jefferson Davis: American: President of the Confederate States of America, politician
People Related
  1. James D Horan: : Author
Medium
  1. Photograph
Picture Type
  1. Portrait

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