White House of the Confederacy, Richmond, VA Photos

The White House of the Confederacy (1818) (1201 E. Clay St.) started as a home built for Dr. John Brockenbrough. When the Condederate capitol moved to Richmond, VA, it was acquired for a residence for President Jefferson Davis where cabinet meetings were held. Upon the fall of Richmond, the Union occupied the house & within days President Lincoln visited the house for a meeting with General Weitzel (April 4, 1865). Today the house is operated as part of the Museum of Confederacy.

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White House of the Confederacy built for Dr. John Brockenbrough. Richmond, VA.White House of the Confederacy where Abraham Lincoln visited after the fall of Richmond in April, 1865. Richmond, VA.Garden at rear of White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Garden at rear of White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.
White House of the Confederacy (1818) (1201 E. Clay St.) built for Dr. John Brockenbrough. Richmond, VA. Architect: Robert Mills. On National Register.White House of the Confederacy where Abraham Lincoln visited after the fall of Richmond in April, 1865. Richmond, VA.Garden at rear of White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Garden at rear of White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.
Dining room in White House of the Confederacy where Jefferson Davis & his cabinet met. Richmond, VA.Dining room table in White House of the Confederacy with maps & strategic war documents. Richmond, VA.Parlor in White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Jefferson Davis portrait over parlor fireplace with southern flags in White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.
Dining room in White House of the Confederacy where Jefferson Davis & his cabinet met. Richmond, VA.Dining room table in White House of the Confederacy with maps & strategic war documents. Richmond, VA.Parlor in White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Jefferson Davis portrait over parlor fireplace with southern flags in White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.
Marble fireplace in White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Room in White House of the Confederacy probably used by President Lincoln for meeting with General Weitzel after fall of Richmond. Richmond, VA.Staircase in White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Children's bedroom in White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.
Marble fireplace in White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Room in White House of the Confederacy probably used by President Lincoln for meeting with General Weitzel after fall of Richmond (April 4, 1865). Richmond, VA.Staircase in White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Children's bedroom in White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.
Horse on wheels toy in bedroom of White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Toy cannon fired by Jefferson Davis' son playing Civil War games in White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.

Horse on wheels toy in bedroom of White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Toy cannon fired by Jefferson Davis' son playing Civil War games in White House of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.


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