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Jefferson Davis is pictured hanging from a noose, with the words "Let me alone" on the gallows. Caption: "Jeff Davis. Taken from Life." There is a barrel of whiskey next to his hanging body. Creator unknown.
Jefferson Davis hanging
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Printed envelope, 3 x 5.5 inches, Alfred S. Lippman Collection of Civil War postal covers, Manuscripts Collection 993, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. Louisiana Research Collection
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