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General Jefferson C. Davis 1828-1879

Location: US 31 and Court Street, Memphis. (Clark County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission, 1963

ID# : 10.1963.1

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was born in Clark Co., Ind. Appointed colonel of the 22nd Indiana Infantry. After promotion to brigadier general for service at Pea Ridge, he saw action at Corinth, Murfreesboro, and Chickamauga and the Atlantic Campaign.

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