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  Statue of Jefferson Davis
by Stephen-KarenConn
 
 

Favorite thing: This statue stands in a prominent spot in front of the Alabama State Capitol. The inscription reads:

JEFFERSON DAVIS
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, FEBRURAY 18, 1861

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  • Updated Dec 9, 2004
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