Last Cabinet Meeting Marker

Last Cabinet Meeting Marker (HM1EKE)

Location: Abbeville, SC 29620 Abbeville County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 10.8', W 82° 22.883'

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This tablet was placed here
to commemorate
the last meeting of the
Confederate States Cabinet
which was held in the Burt House near by
directly in front of this stone.

The following cabinet members were present:
Jefferson Davis, President
Judah P. Benjamin, Secretary of State
John C. Breckenridge, Secretary of War
S.R. Mallory, Secretary of Navy
John H. Reagan, Post Master Gen'l
A council of war was held at the same
time with the cabinet and the following
generals were in attendance:
W.C. Breckenridge, Geo. G. Dibrell
Basil W. Duke, S.W. Ferguson
J.C. Vaughn, Braxton Bragg
It was decided after mature deliberation
and discussion that it was useless to
continue the war longer and that the
government should be disbanded.
M.H. Clarke acting treasurer, Confederate
States of America says: The last cabinet
meeting, which could be called such, was
held at Abbeville, on the 2nd day of May,
A full history of these events may
be found in the office of the Clerk of
Court of Abbeville County.
Year Placed1921
Placed ByCivil Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 5:14pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 372697 N 3782976
Decimal Degrees34.18000000, -82.38138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 10.8', W 82° 22.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 10' 48.00" N, 82° 22' 52.98" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 506 N Main St, Abbeville SC 29620, US
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