United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS580f
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter written by Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens to James M. Calhoun, mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. The letter discusses Calhoun's recent appointment to civil governor of Atlanta by General Braxton Bragg. Stephens writes that the prohibition of the sale of alcohol to soldiers is unconstitutional according to the Confederate Constitution and the Rules and Articles of the Confederacy. He also states that Calhoun’s new position as civil governor of Atlanta is...
Dates: 1862 September 8
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.
Collection number: ahc.MSS450f
Scope and Content This collection contains five Civil War era envelopes with stamps and cancellations, each addressed to Alexander H. Stephens in Richmond, Virginia, with handwritten notes on back of each envelope telling Stephens what the sender wants.