Famous Gravesites and Epitaphs Confederate Jefferson Davis

About the final resting place of Confederate President Jefferson Davis including location, gravestone description and epitaph.


JEFFERSON DAVIS, president of the Southern Confederacy, 1808-1889

Where Buried: Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, La. (1889-1893).

Gravestone: Life-size statue of Davis on large rectangular stone base.

Epitaph: "An American Soldier and Defender of the Constitution. Faithful to all trusts, a martyr to principle. He lived and died the most consistent of American Soldiers and Statesmen."

Footstone: "At Rest Deo Vendice."

Amen: Reburied in 1893, in Jefferson Davis Circle, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.

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