Biloxi, Mississippi, Jefferson Finis Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government

Beauvoir – Jefferson Finis Davis’s Last Residence And Presidential Library

In 1870, Jefferson Finis Davis moves to Beauvoir, an estate in Biloxi, Mississippi, were he wrote his memoir, “The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government”. The Beauvoir was the last residence that formed Confederate President Jefferson Finis Davis would live in before his passing.

Jefferson Finis Davis at the Beauvoir in 1885.

Currently, the Beauvoir serves as a Presidential Library for the former Confederate President.