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Card depicting capture of Jefferson Davis
Description Paper card caricaturing the capture of Jefferson Davis by Union troops on May 10, 1865 after the surrender of the Confederacy. The caption at the bottom of the card reads, "Don't provoke me (the president) or I shall do some harm."
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 inches height
2 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature Card (information artifact)
Creation Made by: Holyland, J.
Subjects Davis, Jefferson, President of the Confederate States of America
Used in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
United States--Politics and government--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Used during Civil War
Government & Politics. Elections. Campaign Paraphernalia
Dates Creation: Exactly 1865
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1989.108.2