Abraham Lincoln

Born near Hodgenville, Ky. on February 12, 1809, Lincoln was the central figure of the Civil War, and is regarded by many historians and laymen as not only the foremost of our presidents but also the greatest American of all…
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Ulysses Simpson Grant

Born: April 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, OH Died: July 23, 1885, Wilton, NY Height: 5′ 8″ Presidential term: March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1877 Nicknames: “Unconditional Surrender” Grant, Hero of Appomattox, Lyss, Mr. Grant, Sam, The Butcher, Ulyss, Uncle Sam Overview The best evidence of the…
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Jefferson Davis & Varina Howell Davis

Jefferson Davis Born: June 3, 1808, Kentucky Died: December 6, 1889, New Orleans, LA Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis was born June 3, 1808, in that portion of Christian county, Kentucky, which was afterwards set off as…
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