Civil War Confederate cartes de visite collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS206
Scope and Content
This collection contains twenty-six cartes de visite of Confederate generals and politicians. Generals include Robert E. Lee, Joseph E. Johnston, Stonewall Jackson, and Nathan Bedford Forrest among others. Politicians include images of President Jefferson Davis and Vice President Alexander Stephens as a young man. There is also an image of Emperor Napoleon III of France.
- Demere, Jane Jones (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Jane Jones (1885-1974) married Edward Houston Demere (1875-1922) of Savannah, Georgia, on April 7, 1915. Edward was the son of Raymond McAllister Demere (1843-1895) and Eliza McQueen (d. 1913). Raymond founded the Colonial Oil Company, and Edward's grandfather, Raymond, was a prominent Savannah businessman. Additional biographical information about Mrs. E. H. Demere has not been determined.
26 image(s) (26 cartes de visite)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893
- Bragg, Braxton
- Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell)
- Confederate States of America -- Armed Forces -- Uniforms.
- Confederate States of America. Army
- Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
- Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877
- Hampton, Wade
- Jackson, Stonewall
- Johnston, Albert Sidney
- Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891
- Kirby-Smith, Edmund
- Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
- Longstreet, James
- Morgan, John Hunt
- Napoleon, Emperor of the French, III, 1808-1873
- Politicians -- 1860-1870
- Polk, Leonidas
- Portrait photography
- Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883
- Thompson, Meriwether Jeff
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
- Civil War Confederate carte des visite collection
- Laura Starratt
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid is written in English.