Jefferson Davis Bicentennnial

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 17, 2008

This year is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Jefferson Davis, who was born in Fairview, Ky., on June 3, 1808, and at the age of 2 moved with his parents to Rosemont Plantation near Woodville, Miss. In 1835, Davis moved to Warren County where he spent the most productive years of his life. This will be a series of 11 articles about Davis as a local Citizen.

May 17, 2008 Washington and war with Mexico kept time at Brierfield brief

May 16, 2008 Varina was met on an errand, and courtship followed

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May 15, 2008 Political career started with a one-day campaign, and a loss at the polls

May 14, 2008 Brother’s home lured young couple to Warren County

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