Commission Of Abner Doubleday

Date:
1856
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0124.0064
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park
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Jefferson Davis Resisting Shackles At Fort Monroe

Date:
c. 1950s
Creator:
Allan Jones
Location:
20 Bernard Rd,Virginia,Hampton,23651
Identifier:
2010.1234.0004
Institution:
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum
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Jefferson Davis’s Cell In Casemate No. 2 At Fort Monroe

A modern recreation in the Casement Museum shows Jefferson Davis

Location:
20 Bernard Rd,Virginia,Hampton,23651
Identifier:
2010.1234.0005
Institution:
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum

Lock And Key For Jefferson Davis

Location:
20 Bernard Rd,Virginia,Hampton,23651
Identifier:
2010.1234.0002
Institution:
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum
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Pipe Of Jefferson Davis

Date:
c. 1865
Creator:
Kaldenberg and Sons, New York City

The pipe belonged to Jefferson Davis and was used by him during his confinement (1865-1867) at Fort Monroe.

Description (physical):

A Meerschaum pipe, consisting of four eagle claw talons around a pale yellow up-turned bowl. It is 8.5 inches long and weighs 8 oz. There is a silver colored metal band from the tip of the stem. There are bite marks around the tip of the stem.

Location:
20 Bernard Rd Hampton,Virginia 23651
Identifier:
MNRO 0068
Institution:
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum

Carte-de-visite

Outdoor image of Jefferson Davis' House. Photo equipment in the foreground.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0952
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Envelope

Envelope with political cartoon on it in blue ink. Depicts Jeff Davis showing "dissolving images" of Washington D. C. Reads: "At the end of the Avenue you perceive a white house, keep your eye on it and it will dissolve and fade from your view."

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.1382
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Documents

Date:
1890-1890

Two page folio from a grieving Mrs. Varina Davis (Mrs. Jefferson Davis). Dated February 18,1890 (Three months after the death of Jefferson Davis). Written to the Battalion Washington Artillery. Replying to the sympathies given her by members of the Washington Artillery. Signed V. Jefferson Davis. this was found in the personal papers of Colonel William Owens.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.157
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier