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Quilt commemorating the Confederacy by Varina Davis, about 1880---collection of the Museum of the Confederacy.

Title: Unidentified soldier from Kentucky in Confederate uniform with two revolvers. Medium: 1 photograph : sixth-plate ambrotype, hand-colored ; 9.7 x 8.8 cm (case) Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs; Ambrotype/Tint

Confederate General Jubal Early, disguised as a farmer,

1869 cdv of the great and eloquent Robert E. Lee. Photographed by Mathew Brady Studio during Lee's last visit to Washington, DC.

General Lee's Headquarters at the Museum of the Confederacy

Library of Congress image: Unidentified young soldier in Confederate infantry uniform, possibly drummer boy, donated to the Library of Congress 2012 by Tom Liljenquist; Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs.

General William Dorsey Pender Battle of Chancellorsville A rising star among the Confederate army, the loss of Pender at Gettysburg would later be mourned by Lee, by whom he was considered one of his "best men."

Confederate Gen. George Dibrell and his Colt Model 1851 Navy .36-caliber

Sept. 28-30, 1862: Letter from James E. Love to his fiancee Molly. James mentions that his division commander, General Jefferson C. Davis, shot and killed Major General William Nelson. "The Assassination of General Nelson by General Jefferson C. Davis," Harper's Weekly, October 18, 1862.

This is a Tin Type photo of Capt. Thomas Quincy Stanford, CSA. He was killed leading a charge at the Battle of Stones River, Murfeebrough, TN. He took a musket ball to the chest on Dec. 31st. and died on January 1, 1863.

Men of all grade and stations of life are volunteering as privates in the different corps, and show their determination to resist the aggression of all enemies upon Southern soil, by promptly giving up business and all home ties to take the musket in defence of their native land.

The ironclad CSS Georgia was scuttled by its Confederate crew to prevent the ship from falling to Gen. William T. Sherman as his troops took Savannah. Now the wreckage is considered so historically significant that dredging the river is prohibited within 50 feet.

Varina Davis, first lady of the Confederacy

A great General who loved this country but felt an obligation to the south

Confederate Generals. Left to right - Hood, Semmes, Davis, Stuart, Jackson, Lee, Forrest, Johnston, Beauregard.

Enlarge This sheet music for “Stonewall Jackson's March” was written and composed by B. Richards, and published by D.P. Faulds of Louisville, Kentucky in 1866. The cover of the sheet music is adorned with portraits of the Confederate generals, and is “Respectfully Dedicated to the Confederate Generals, Our Generals.” Robert E. Lee’s portrait is in the center, and is ringed, clockwise from top with portraits of: Johnston, Hill, Hardee, Bragg, Jackson, Price, Beauregard, and Longstreet.

Sally Louisa Tompkins ~ The Angel of The Confederacy. Nurse and Commissioned Captain in the Confederate Army

Confederate Battle Flag captured at Gettysburg

ca. 1861-65, [hand-colored ambrotype portrait of a Confederate soldier in uniform with a cavalry sword and revolver]

[Lieutenant Colonel Julius A. Andrews, Confederate States Army]

Miss Charlotte "Lottie" Moon, Confederate Secret Agent even if she was from Ohio.

Laura Ratcliffe, Southern Spy in Northern Virginia, a favorite of J.E.B. Stuart.

Henry Thomas Harrison, Confederate Secret Agent famous for informing Lee and Longstreet about Union movements before Gettysburg.

Nancy Hart, Confederate Secret Agent, Civilian

These men are a part of 50 Southerners who showed up at Gettysburg in 1913---- on the 50th anniversary of the battle. They survived the war, of course. But neater still, they are walking up Pickett's Charge, where they walked 50 years before and survived! And there weren't many of those even in 1863.