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The photograph depicts a caricature of Jefferson Davis in female clothing, holding a bag of gold, pursued by Union soldiers, crying, "Let me alone, you blood thirsty villains...." Mrs. Davis responds, "Look out you vile Yankees, if you make him mad he will hurt some of you!"
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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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2 3/8 X 4 inches
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albumen print on paper card
Recto, at bottom: THE LAST DITCH OF THE CHIVALRY, OR A PRESIDENT IN PETTICOATS.
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[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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