Historic Markers Across Alabama



Jefferson Davis — June 3, 1808- December 6, 1889 — Soldier Scholar Statesman



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Location: at the intersection of North Bainbridge Street and Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama
County: Montgomery
Coordinates: N 32° 22.668    W 086° 18.056
  32.3778    -86.30093333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Jefferson Davis
June 3, 1808- December 6, 1889
— Soldier Scholar Statesman —


A graduate of West Point Military Academy, he served the United States as Colonel of Mississippi Volunteers, Mexican War; member of House of Representatives, Senator, and as Secretary of War.

Inaugurated President of the provisional government, Confederate States of America, February 18, 1861.

Erected 1940 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.







End of Jefferson Davis — June 3, 1808- December 6, 1889 — Soldier Scholar Statesman