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Newspaper articles on Confederate artifacts, 1940-1978

 File — Box WSC002, Folder: W0150.09
Scope and Contents Of these two articles from Birmingham, Alabama, newspapers, one describes Confederate First Lady Varina Davis's jewelry that is on display at the White House of the Confederacy in Montgomery, Alabama; several of the pieces are photographed. The other is a letter to the editor debunking the romantic story of General Robert E. Lee's surrendering his sword to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomatox, Virginia. The writer ends with a quote from General Grant, written years later, that states "The...
Dates: 1940-1978