Jefferson Finis Davis, New Orleans, Louisiana

January 6, 1889 – Jefferson Finis Davis Dies Inside The “Grand Mansion” Of New Orleans, Louisiana

On January 6, 1889, Jefferson Finis Davis died at the Grand Mansion in New Orleans, Louisiana of health complications.

At the end of a Jefferson Finis Davis’s life, the advocate of states rights and former Confederate President, was revered in the north yet still praised by many in the south after the war was over. However, weather liked or not, the Confederacy came at a great cost to the nation.

Presently, a historical marker indicates the site of his death by the Grand Mansion.

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