Object Type: Collection
In Collection: Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Digital Collection
The dining hall record contains daily entries listing the food served at each meal during the day - breakfast, dinner, and supper. Most entries also include a brief note of daily activities, including reunions, deaths, visits, and other events. The Jefferson Davis Soldier's Home for Confederate Civil War Veterans and their wives was established by the Mississippi Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans in 1902 at Jefferson Davis' estate, Beauvoir, on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.