Jeff. Davis's adieu to his foes. His last words, let me alone now, and I will go home and live the balance of my days on Hog, Hominy, Whiskey and Tobacco.
Illustrated Civil War envelopes with patriotic symbols, slogans and cartoons, mostly Northern, including a few Southern ones.
Jefferson Davis is approaching a guillotine as a uniformed crowd looks on with raised swords. Buildings appear in the background. The artist appears to be intentionally using the appearance of the buildings and the attire of the people to evoke comparisons to the French Revolution. Neither representation is appropriate for the Civil War time period.
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