Major Figures in the Civil War

By: Mrs. Fowlkes

Jefferson Davis

Jefferson was born June 3, 1808 and grew up in Mississippi. Davis was the President of the Confederate States in 1861.1n 1865 as the Confederacy was falling apart, Davis fled to Virginia. On May 10, 1865, Davis was captured in Georgia.

Abe Lincoln

Abe was born in Kentucky on February 12, 1809. He was our 16th President. On January 1, 1863 he issued his famous Emancipation Proclamation. Lincoln was assassinated. He was remembered as being a kind person.

Major Generals During the Civil War