Newspaper

Date:
1865-1865

The New Orleans Times from March 2, 1865. On front page is a list of the electoral votes for the Presidential election of 1864 (noting the states that the Times felt were not legitimate). Also, describes Battle news including the capture of 60 of Sheridan's soldiers in an ambush in the Shenandoah Valley. Also it describes Lincoln's asking Davis for a surrender and Davis' reply that he didn't want any part of a "Yankee government".

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.004
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Newspaper

Date:
1861-1861

New Orleans Daily Crescent from February 28, 1861. Headline: "Fixed Duty on the Export of Cotton". Article goes on to explain that the Congress of the Succeeding States had decided to put an eighth of a cent tax per pound of exported cotton after August 1, 1861. This article also describes how the Confederate Government was going to raise funds, and that the President had been given power over the military. Articles describing the establishment of the departments of the Confederate Government, which include the state and the Dept. of the Treasury. Also has article detailing the particulars on all of the members of Jefferson Davis' cabinet.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.003
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Outdoor image of the home of Jefferson Davis. A camera is in the foreground of image.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0953
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Documents

Date:
1864-1864

Report of the Attorney General... First November 1864. (Richmond). Attorney General George Davis is calling for a broader distribution of copies of laws especially to judges and legislators. The report of the Superintendent of Public Printing is also included. George E. W. Nelson, the Superintendent, includes a list of the previously accepted rates for labor and materials. Captured and hand stamped: "Rebel Archives".

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.246
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier