Jefferson Davis (1808-1889)

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27A_097]

Creator: Anderson, C.H

Form/Genre: Drawings (visual works)

Date: 1865

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27A, Image No. SIA_000095_B27A_097

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Summary

Reproduction of a drawing showing Jefferson Davis dressed as a woman fleeing Union soldiers.

Subject

  • Davis, Jefferson 1808-1889
  • Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents

Notes

  • Archives No. SA-462
  • President of Confederacy during the American Civil War, Smithsonian Regent, U.S. Representative and Senator from Mississippi, U.S. Secretary of War; b. Christian, now Todd Co., KY, d. New Orleans, LA
  • Printed on recto: "I thought your government was more magnanimous than to hunt down women and children / Entered according to Act of Congress, by C. H. Anderson, in the year 1865 in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the District of Columbia."

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27A, Image No. SIA_000095_B27A_097

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1865

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

Form/Genre

Drawings (visual works)

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27A_097]

Physical description

Cartes-de-visite (card photographs); 4 x 2.5;

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