Major Figures during the Civil War

By: Riley, Sadie, Jaden, Jade, and Josue

Jefferson Davis

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

Abe Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky on February 12,1809. He ran for Senator in 1858 but lost to a man named Stephen A.Douglas. On Friday, April 14, 1865 Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.

Civil War leaders