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Confederate Veterans Convention

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  • 1914

Video Details

  • 16:15; B&W; silent; V-14 CA024; S. 828

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  • This film was produced with titles, and shows the meeting of 40,000 Confederate war veterans in Jacksonville.They dance to fiddle music and many cars, horses, bands and flags are shown. The veterans are shown dining together in a mess tent. An electric street car goes by during a section titled "Sons of Confederate Veterans Parade." An African-American loyal to the Confederacy is shown, as well as the "youngest vet." Produced by Mackey and Coutant Film Co.; sponsored by Florida Commercial Sound Films of Jacksonville.

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