July 27th, 1863
Confederate William Lowndes Yancey Passes Away
On July 27th, 1863. Confederate William Lowndes Yancey died of kidney disease in Montgomery, Alabama . Yancey passed away at the age of 48. The William Lowndes Yancey Law Office in Montgomery, Alabama, was designated a National Historic Landmark of the United States in 1973. Due to unauthorized interior renovations, it was later de-designated, but it remains listed on the National Register of Historic Places.