Judah P. Benjamin
An American lawyer
and statesman, Judah Philip Benjamin (1811-1884) served in the Cabinet of the Confederate
president Jefferson Davis until the end of the Civil War. His brilliant legal mind
made him invaluable to President Davis who continued to give Benjamin increased
responsibility throughout the war. (More
"Judah P. Benjamin." Encyclopedia of the Confederacy. Ed. Richard
Nelson Current. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. Gale U.S. History In Context.
Web. 15 Nov. 2011.