White House of the Confederacy

During the Civil War, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his family lived in a Richmond, Virginia mansion. Now referred to as… read more

During the Civil War, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his family lived in a Richmond, Virginia mansion. Now referred to as “the White House of the Confederacy,” the residence was saved from demolition in 1896 and since 1988 has been restored to it’s wartime appearance. American History TV visited to learn about the Mexican War veteran and U.S. Senator who became leader of the Confederate States of America. Our tour guide is Dean Knight of the Museum of the Confederacy, a non-profit organization which owns and operates the White House. close

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306787-5
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Vignette
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Tour
Location:
Richmond, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2012

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  • Aug 27, 2012 | 10:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2012 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2012 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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