Jefferson Davis and his dwindling government-in-exile held what turned out to be their last council of war in their southward flight to avoid Federal capture.
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Jefferson Davis Reaches South Carolina
Jefferson Davis and his Confederate government-in-exile reached South Carolina, but Federal patrols were closing in on them.
The Flight of Jefferson Davis
April 10, 1865 – President Jefferson Davis and the Confederate government-in-exile left Danville, Virginia, for Greensboro, North Carolina, upon learning of General-in-Chief Robert E. Lee’s