Jefferson Davis and His Generals

One of the first prints of the Confederate military, this lithograph was issued by the French firm of Goupil in 1861. It included many officers whose prominence would quickly fade. The figuress are (left to right) Leonidas Polk, John B. Magruder, Thomas J. Simmons, George N. Hollins, Benjamin McCulloch, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, P. G. T. Beauregard, Sterling Price, Joseph E. Johnston, and William J. Hardee.

Goupil Lithography Company (active in America 1840s1860s)
Hand-colored lithograph with tintstone, circa 1861
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

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