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Jefferson Davis Captured by Wisconsin Troops


Dateline: Irwinville, Georgia, May 10, 1865. On this date Confederate president Jefferson Davis was captured by the Union Army, and a teenager from Wisconsin was among the troops that surrounded him. Read an interview with this soldier, as well as a recollection of Davisís first Wisconsin defeat, in our collection of Wisconsin Local History & Biography Articles
:: Posted in Curiosities on May 10, 2004
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