Post subject: Re: Was Jefferson Davis at the Gettysburg Address?
Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:25 pm
Joined: Tue Mar 04, 2003 11:17 am
I don't think he was. I don't know of any mention of him being there. If he had been there I'm sure a big deal would have been made of it.
Three weeks earlier he began a short stay in Savannah, Georgia, and I see no reason for him to go to Gettysburg afterwards. Also, I've turned up no mention of him leaving Confederate-controlled areas for the Union-controlled area of Pennsylvania at that time.
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