White House of the Confederacy (ca. 1860). Home to President Jefferson Davis and his family from August 1861 through April 1865. It served not only as the executive mansion, but as Davis' home office where he met with several of his generals including Lee and Jackson. Postcard measures 4 x 6.
4th Virginia Cavalry, Co. E, Powhatan Troop (Virginia State Seal Side). The Ladies of Powhatan County, Virginia, presented this silk Virginia state flag to the unit in June 1860. From the Museum of the Confederacy Flag Collection. Postcard measures 4 x 6.
25th Virginia Infantry. This First National pattern flag was captured at Philippi, [West] Virginia, in June 1861 by Lieutenant William B. McCartney of the 16th Ohio Infantry. A unique flag with Virginia encircling a single star. From the Museum of the Confederacy Flag Collection. Postcard measures 4 x 6.
Varina Howell Davis (1826-1906) Wife of President Jefferson Davis. Mrs. Davis was exceedingly well-educated woman, a loving mother, talented hostess, and accomplished seamstress. Mrs. Davis also became a respected author and her memoirs give great insight into the life of her family. (Photography by Mathew Brady, ca. 1860.) Postcard measure 4 x 6.