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Jefferson Davis
1808 - 1889

First and only president of the Confederate States of America, Davis held the presidency from 1861 through the Civil War to his capture and imprisonment in 1865. He was released in 1867, but never repented his role in the conflict.

A question settled by violence, or in disregard of law, must remained unsettled forever.