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Original Author: The Museum of the Confederacy
Created: December 9, 2009
Publisher: The Museum of the Confederacy

Servants and Slaves in the White House of the Confederacy

This video, produced by the Museum of the Confederacy, examines some of the servants and slaves who worked in the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia. Included are profiles of the steward Edward Eggeling, coachman William Jackson, and nanny Ellen Barnes. The artifacts featured in this segment are Jefferson Davis's dressing case, china from the White House, and photographs of the house and servants.

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