Major Figures during the Civil War

By: Maggie, Tyler and Eric

Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis was born on June 3, 1808. In 1835 Davis married, but his wife died only 3 monthes later. Davis became President of the Confederancy States in 1861 even though he was not a strong leader.


Abe Lincoln

Abe Lincoln was born in Kentucky on February 12, 1809. He ran for Senator in 1858 but lost to a man named Stephen A. Douglas. Abe became the 16th president.

Civil War Leaders