Marriage of Sarah Knox Taylor and Jefferson Davis



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Timeline

Y/M/D Description Place
1832/00/00 Knoxie Taylor encounters West Point graduate, Lieutenant Jefferson Davis, at Fort Crawford, Wisconsin. Fort Crawford Military Hospital, Prairie du Chien
1834/12/16 Stationed at Fort Gibson, Jefferson Davis writes to his betrothed. Fort Gibson, Fort Gibson
1835/06/17 Sarah Knox Taylor marries Jefferson Davis at Beechland, the home of the brides' widowed aunt, Elizabeth Taylor, near Louisville, Kentucky. Sarah's parents are unable to attend the wedding.

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