Confederate States Twenty-Dollar Note
Printed date "February 17th, 1864."
A native of Georgia, Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens (lower
and responsibilities in his position. His most notable official act
occurred in February,
1865--months before the end of the war--when he met secretly with
and United States Secretary of State John Seward to negotiate peace.
proved unsuccessful, for Lincoln refused to accept the condition that
independence be recognized by the Union.