Major figures during the civil war

By:jubal, Joanna, and Andy

Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis was born on June 3 ,1808 and grew up in Mississippi. He was the youngest of ten children! Davis became President of the Confederate States in 1861 during the Civil War. He was not a strong leader. He often focused on military activities and ignored everything else. He often spoke in favor of slavery and states' rights. He died on December 6, 1889.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809. He was the 16th President of the United States. Lincoln successfully led the United States through the American Civil War. He served from March 1861 until he was assassinated on April 15, 1865.

Civil War Leaders