Jefferson Davis (1808-1889). President of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865. From the Executive Mansion in Richmond, Virginia, Davis led the Confederate States of America in their unsuccessful bid for independence. (photograph by Mathew Brady, ca. 1860). Postcard measures 4 x 6.
Maj. General James Ewell Brown (Jeb) Stuart (1833-1864). As the commanding officer of the cavalry corps, Stuart and his men were the eyes and ears for the Army of Northern Virginia. Stuart was mortally wounded at the battle of Yellow Tavern, VA on May 11, 1864. (From an unretouched negative by Minnis & Cowell.) Postcard measures 4 x 6.
The Jackson Guards Flag. 1st Arkansas Infantry, Company G Made by the ladies of Jacksonport, Arkansas in the spring of 1861, this flag was presented to the soldiers of the Jackson Guards as they left to fight the Civil War. From the Museum of the Confederacy Flag Collection. Note: Postcard measures 4 x 7 - Requires additional postage.
Lt. General Thomas J. Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863). Renowned for his tactical genius throughout the war, Jackson died on May 10, 1863 after losing his left arm at the Battle of Chancellorsville and developing pneumonia one week later. (From a carte-de-visite by Rose.) Postcard measures 4 x 6.
1st & 3rd Florida Infantry (Combined). The unit carried this unique adaptation of the Army of Tennessee pattern battle flag after September 1864. From the Museum of the Confederacy Flag Collection. Postcard measures 4 x 6.
Lenticular postcard that shows Robert E. Lee, a Confederate flag, and the quote It is well that war is so terrible, Lest we should grow too fond of it. R. E. Lee depending on how you hold the postcard.
The Davis Children Pictured on front are four of the Davis children in a portrait taken shortly after the war. Pictured from left to right are Jefferson Davis, Jr. (Jeff 1857-1878), Margaret (Maggie 1855-1909), William (Billy 1861-1872) and Varina Anne (Winnie 1864-1898). The Davis had two other children, Samuel (1852-1854) and Joseph (1859-1864). It was Joseph who died during the war in April 1864 when he fell from the railing of the rear portico. (Photograph by Notman, 1865) Postcard measures 4 x 6.
3rd Florida Infantry, Co. B, Florida Independent Blues This unique company flag was presented to the unit by the Ladies of St. Augustine, Florida in 1861. From the Museum of the Confederacy Flag Collection. Postcard measures 4 x 6.