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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.


  • undated


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.

Administrative/Biographical History

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

Gift, 1957
Civil War Confederate carte des visite collection
Laura Starratt
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Dacs
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305