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Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis
Jefferson Davis (June 3, 1808 December 6, 1889) was an American politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from 1861 to 1865 during the American Civil War. After Davis was captured in 1865, he was charged with treason, but not convicted. His last home, Beauvoir House, and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library, are located in Biloxi, MS. His burial site is Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond.
Jefferson Davis (June 3, 1808 December 6, 1889) was an American politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from 1861 to 1865 during the American Civil War. After Davis was captured in 1865, he was charged with treason, but not convicted. His last home, Beauvoir House, and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library, are located in Biloxi, MS. His burial site is Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond. « Show less

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  • Local Student Has Graduation Ceremony In Parents' Home

    Local Student Has Graduation Ceremony In Parents' Home
    Jefferson Davis High School Senior Abraham Artega graduated Saturday, and the graduation ceremony was held in his parents dining room. Artega is confined to a wheel chair, and is on a ventilator. Health issues kept him from graduating with the rest of...
  • Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative Response Strong

    Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative Response Strong
    Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said landowners who want to participate in a Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) initiative to increase migratory bird habitat alternatives must apply by August 1 to be considered....
  • NOPD recovers body in Bayou Saint John

    NOPD recovers body in Bayou Saint John
    Members of the New Orleans Police Department are investigating the death of an unidentified person. The body was recovered in Bayou Saint John, near the vicinity of North Jefferson Davis Parkway and Lafitte Street, at approximately 7:00 A.M. According to...
  • Body Found In Bayou St. John Surprises Neighbors

    Body Found In Bayou St. John Surprises Neighbors
    A passer-by was shocked along the majestic Bayou St. John early Sunday morning. They found a body floating at the end of the waterway. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has more. It's a discovery that has neighbors around Bayou St. John stunned. "It...
  • Museum could house naval collection at Monroe

    The Museum of the Confederacy is considering a presence at Fort Monroe in Hampton where it could showcase its collection of naval artifacts. The Richmond-based museum has an expansion plan underway which would see three satellite locations being set up....
  • New Bicycle Lanes, Sidewalks Incorporated Through City Park

    The resurfacing of Harrison Avenue from Marconi Drive to Wisner Boulevard has been completed as part of the South Louisiana Submerged Roads Program. As part of the project, new bicycle lanes and sidewalks have been incorporated through City Park. These...
  • Student Of The Year Finalists Announced

    Student Of The Year Finalists Announced
    Today the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) released the names of 18 students selected as regional finalists in the state's annual Student of the Year competition. The 18 students selected include one 5th, 8th and 12th grader from each of the...
  • Hit the road: Nearby attractions

    >Many destinations are within easy driving distance of Hampton Roads. Pack a cooler, fill up the tank and hit the road. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army are still a...
  • Never forget: History museums

    From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history. HISTORY MUSEUMS 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....
  • One Dead After Strong Storms Move Through North Louisiana, Governor Jindal Declares State-wide State of Emergency

    One Dead After Strong Storms Move Through North Louisiana, Governor Jindal Declares State-wide State of Emergency
    One man is dead and a landmark church steeple toppled onto a car in Louisiana after a line of thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes there and in neighboring Arkansas. Authorities said an unnamed 20-year-old driver died when his car hit a tree felled...