Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis (HMD1H)

Location: Richmond, VA 23220
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 33.502', W 77° 28.061'

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President of the Confederate States of America

— 1861 - 1865 —

Jefferson Davis
Exponent of
Constitutional Principals

Defender of
the Rights of States
Crescit occulto velut
arbor aevo fama

Right of Pedestal:
With constancy and courage unsurpassed, he sustained the heavy burden laid upon him by his people.
When their cause was lost, with dignity he met defeat, with fortitude he endured imprisonment and suffering, with entire devotion he kept the faith.

Left Marker:
The Army
four years of
unflinching struggle
overwhelming odds
Glory ineffable these around their dear land wrapping,
wrapt around themselves the purple mantle of death.
Dying, they died not at all, but, from the grave and its shadows,
valor invincible lifts them glorified ever on high.

Right Marker:
The Navy
Giving new
examples of heroism
Teaching new
methods of warfare
It carried
Flag of the South
to the
most distant seas.
If to die nobly be ever the proudest glory of virtue, this of all men has fortune greatly granted to them; for, yearning with deep desire to clothe their country with freedom, now at the last they rest full of an ageless fame.
HM NumberHMD1H
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 1:28am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282033 N 4159678
Decimal Degrees37.55836667, -77.46768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.502', W 77° 28.061'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 30.12" N, 77° 28' 3.66" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2399 Monument Ave, Richmond VA 23220, US
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