A Moment In History: Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederacy

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A Moment In History: Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederacy

Seth Udinski, FISM News

 

In today’s segment, we travel back to the year 1861, just before the most tumultuous period in American history, the Civil War. On February 9, 1861, Senator Jefferson Davis of Kentucky was elected as the first and only president of the fledgling Confederate States of America.

 

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