Tag Archives: Confederate President Jefferson Davis

Brigadier Gen. Richard Griffith

Griffith was then-Colonel Jefferson Davis’s first lieutenant and adjutant in the Mexican War, where Davis mentioned him for gallantry in several reports. The 47-year-old Jackson banker was a Pennsylvania native, an honor graduate of Ohio University, and a teacher when … Continue reading

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The 13th at Beauvoir Cemetery

Apparently six veterans of the 13th are buried at Beauvoir, Confederate President Jefferson Davis’s last home on the Mississippi coast, owned and operated by the Mississippi SCV. The six, according to the cemetery records here, are G.W. Agnew, James Benson, … Continue reading

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