- Jefferson Shields, Former Body Servant and Confederate Veteran, Lexington. Va.
- ca. 1911
- Shields was the body servant of Colonel James Kerr Edmondson, Company H, 27th Virginia Infantry, "Stonewall Brigade" during the Civil War. Shields, shown here wearing several medals awarded to him by Confederate Veterans Groups, claimed to have also cooked for General Thomas "Stonewall " Jackson.