Creator

Date Original

1863

Description

This letter from Jefferson Davis concerns the nomination of John Taylor Wood as his aide-de-camp.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jefferson Davis served as President of the Confederate States of America until his capture by Unionforces in 1865. In 1867, he was released and returned to Mississippi. He died in New Orleans, Louisiana,on December 6, 1889.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Louisiana; Mississippi

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.005.005

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Jefferson Davis letter, SMC.005.005

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Jefferson Davis letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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