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Entrance to Jefferson Davis casemate, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia, circa 1951-1970

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Alternate title:Jefferson Davis casemate, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia
Summary:Entrance to Jefferson Davis casemate, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia, circa 1951-1970. Caption reads: "Jefferson Davis casemate, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia. Entrance to the chamber (casemate) in south wall of Fort where Jefferson Davis was imprisoned in May 1865. Later the Confederate president was removed to Carroll Hall in the northwest bastion of the Fort on recommendation of Dr. John J. Craven, Chief Medical Officer, Fort Monroe." Postcard number: 60143.
Creator:Miller, Walter H.
Provider:Dexter Press
Walter H. Miller & Company, Inc.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
New York
West Nyack
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Williamsburg
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – District:Old Point Comfort
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Doors & doorways
Fort Monroe (Va.)
Forts & fortifications
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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