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White House of the Confederacy, Twelfth and Clay Streets, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1915-1930

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Summary:White House of the Confederacy, Twelfth and Clay Streets, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "White House of the Confederacy. Formerly a private residence, it was purchased in 1862 by the City of Richmond for the use of the Confederate Government and was occupied during the war by President Davis and his family. It is now a Confederate Museum, each of the 13 Confederate States having in it a memorial room. In front of the mansion is the propeller shaft of the 'Merrimac' whose engagement with the 'Monitor' revolutionized naval warfare the world over." Postcard number: 104205.
Provider:Richmond News Company
Tichnor Brothers, Inc.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Richmond
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects:Galleries & museums
Museum of the Confederacy (Richmond, Va.)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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