The Confederate Generals of the Civil War deck is a facsimile production of playing cards originally published in 1863 by M. Nelson, New York. Each card features an engraved portrait of a general or statesman of the Confederacy. Jokers were not included in the original deck, but this reproduction includes two extra cards that bear a list of the names and dates of birth and death of each figure appearing in the deck. The spellings of the names or the names themselves may differ from those on the cards, due to errors in the original deck.
Historically accurate replica card backs from actual 1863 playing cards highlight this Confederate-themed poker deck. The back design includes the Great Seal of the Confederacy, along with an image of George Washington on horseback and the words Deo Vindice God Will Vindicate. 55 Poker-size cards 2.5 x 3.5 packed in tuckbox Modern card faces, including 3 jokers, suitable for most card games. An original 1863 set can be seen in the Museum of the Confederacy's current Between the Battles exhibit.