Election ballot from Confederate Presidential election

Election ballot from Confederate Presidential election

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Confederate States of America.
Title: Election ballot from Confederate Presidential election
Dates: 1861
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms3596

Biographical/Historical Note

The Confederate States of America formed when the Southern states seceded from the Union and in doing so initiated the Civil War. The only person to hold the Confederate Presidential office was Jefferson Davis, who was President from February 18, 1861, to May 5, 1865, his Vice President being Alexander Hamilton Stephens.


Scope and Content Note

An electoral ticket from the Confederate Presidential Election listing Jefferson Davis for President and Alexander H. Stephens for Vice President. On the back is the signature of an unknown man, John Leach.


Index Terms

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Elections.
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883

General Notes

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation Note

Election ballot from Confederate Presidential election, ms 3596. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Ballot, 1861 View online.