Leaders & Legacies of the Civil War Online
The Life of Jefferson Davis (Encore)
You probably know Davis as the first and only president of the Confederate States of America. But what about his life before the Civil War? He graduated from West Point, fought in the Mexican-American War, was a member of both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, and even served as the Secretary of War! This program, originally presented in 2013, will tell you a great deal about Davis’s life before, during, and after the Civil War. SPEAKER: Allison Powell, James A. Garfield NHS.
This program will be a live Zoom event. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent directly to registrants in an email one day before the event will take place. Please check your “Spam” folder if you do not see the email within 24 hours of the event.
This program will be recorded and available for viewing at a future date on the library's website, Facebook, and YouTube page.