Civil War Era Studies
Set into the marble steps of Alabama's Capitol building is a brass star. Gleaming against the white stone, the star stands at the top of the stairs on the Capitol's west face. The star reads, "Placed by Sophie Bibb Chapter Daughters of the Confederacy on the spot where Jefferson Davis stood when inaugurated President of C.S.A. Feb. 16. 1861." [excerpt]
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Rudy, John M., "Montgomery: Jeff Davis' Seal of Solomon" (2011). Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public. 219.