Rare Antique Confederate Civil War Veterans White House Alabama Cabinet Photo! Fantastic Antique Confederate Veterans Group Portrait Cabinet Photograph! Date: April 9 / April 10, 1923. 40+ Confederate Veterans of the American Civil War! Pictured Outside of the the.First White House of the Confederacy with its new sign! One of the Daughters of the Confederacy pictured! Reception at White House For Visiting Veterans. A beautiful token of affection and esteem was the reception given the Confederate Veterans from Virginia and Washington, D. Who stopped in Montgomery Monday en route to the reunion at New Orleans. Representatives from the White House Association, the Memorial Association nad the four U. Chapters met the train, on which the Veterans arrived. In cars that were decorated with Confederate flags, these heroes of the sixties were driven to the first White House of the Confederacy. Nothing could have been more touch- ing than the reverence and the affectionate interest that they bestowed upon every exhibit in the home where Jefferson Davis lived.
After viewing the attractions of the historic building, the veterans were the honored guests at an informal reception, Coffee and cake was served, and the lovely Daughters of the Con- federacy exerted themselves to make the veterans' visit to the "Cradle of the Confederacy" a memorable one. Easter lilies, and elaborate decorations in Confederate colors added their charm to the beauty of the old White House near the capitol.
After the reception there, the party adjourned to the state capitol, where Governor Brandon made a magnificent address. Montgomery Advertiser - April 10, 1923. MORE INFO: More information can be found at the end of the gallery images. This info is for Reference / Context only, and does not come with the Photo. A great piece of 20th Century American Photography Ephemera!
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