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Jefferson Davis
A look at the life and qualities of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America.
# 108089 | 1,313 words | 3 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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The paper describes Jefferson Davis' background and his positions as U.S. senator, Congressman and President of the Confederacy. The paper looks at a work he authored and goes on to depict how Davis was captured and imprisoned after the surrender of General Lee. The paper discusses his last years and his funeral and provides a quote from a tribute by a Reverend Gallaher.

Davis: Senator, Congressman and Confederate President
Davis: The Author
Davis: The Surrender
Davis: The Last Years

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Davis, Jefferson (1890) A Short History of the Confederate States of America. Belford Company Publishers 1890 New York.
  • Alward, Mary M. (nd) Interesting Facts About Jefferson Davis. Suite 101 Online available at:
  • Lowry, Robert and McGardle, William H. (1891) A History of Mississippi From the Discovery of the Great River, Including the Earliest Settlement Made by the French, to the Death of Jefferson Davis. 1891 R.H. Henry & Co. Jackson, Mississippi.

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