In this casemate Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States, was confined, May 22-October 2, 1865. As his health suffered in the casemate, he was removed to Carroll Hall in the fortress, where he remained from October, 1865, until May, 1867, when he was released on bail. He was never brought to trial.
Geographic Location: Hampton
Physical Description of Location: Hampton, VA 23651. Located on Bernard Road, less than 1/5 of a mile south of the intersection of Bernard Road and Ruckman Road (off of Ingalis Road). Marker is on the left when traveling south on Bernard Road.
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