Jefferson Davis:
Jefferson Davis: 'The End of Jeff Davis' cartoon CDV

Jefferson Davis: "The End of Jeff Davis" cartoon CDV

Price: $125.00
Carte de visite featuring a woodcut satirizing Jefferson Davis and the fall of the Southern Confederacy, c. 1865.
Catalog No: 19334
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 2.5 x 4 in.
GRADE: Choice/XF
Carte de visite featuring a woodcut satirizing Jefferson Davis and the fall of the Southern Confederacy, c. 1865. Imprint of Patton & Sauerbier, Reading, Pennsylvania. Depicts Davis (viewed from behind) fleeing into a tunnel. Captioned, "He takes the Underground Railway."

The Underground Railroad was a network of abolitionists who covertly aided escaped slaves reach freedom. Here, the Confederate president is seen literally going underground! Likely issued in the month between the fall of Richmond and Davis's capture on May 10, 1865.

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