Confederate Seal, 1873

This Confederate seal–with the inscription “The Confederate States of America : 22 February 1862, Deo Vindice”–was reproduced as a fundraiser for the widows and orphans of the Confederacy in 1873. The seal commemorates the election of Jefferson Davis, the only president of the Confederate States of America.

Confederate Seal reproduced in 1873
Metal Seal. From the Georgia Historical Society Object Collection. A-1361-132