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Three (3) framed Confederate items. 1st item: Michael Miley (Virginia, 1841-1918) carte de visite of the "Recumbent Lee" statue in the Lee Chapel on the campus of Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, designed by Edward Virginius Valentine (Virginia, 1838-1930), depicting Robert E. Lee in his uniform, asleep on the battlefield. Signed "Miley, Lexington, VA" lower left and right under image. Housed under glass in a wooden folk art style frame with gilt wood rabbet edge. Image – 3 7/8" H x 6 1/8" W. Sight – 4 1/4" H x 6 3/8" W. Framed – 9" H x 10 7/8" W. 2nd-3rd items: Two (2) Civil War related Currier and Ives lithographs, one with hand-coloring, titled "The Great Battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Jany. 2nd 1863" and "Surrender of General Lee, at Appomatox, C. H. Va. April 9th 1865". Lithographed and published by Currier and Ives, New York, 1863 and 1873. Both housed under glass in wooden folk art style frames. Sight – 10 3/4" H x 14 5/8" W. Framed – 15" H x 19" W. Provenance: The collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with toning, staining largest 1/2" x 1/2" to card stock. Fold line to top right corner of image. Not examined outside of frame. 2nd-3rd items: Overall good condition with acid burn, toning to prints. 1/8" stains, areas of loss, largest 3/4", surface of Murfreesboro print. Not examined outside of frames.