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Lady Liberty stands on the left, she holds the Wisconsin state seal in her left hand and a Union flag in her right. A liberty cap on a pole leans on the state seal. "LOYAL TO THE" appears in white letters behind her, on the right is the word "UNION" in a white box. The top half of "UNION" is blue with white stars, and the bottom is diagonal red and white stripes. The background is covered with thin blue horizontal lines. Red and blue ink on white envelope, image covers entire front. Image printed on envelope, mounted on various colored pages and collected in an album.


Image ID: 76336

Creation Date: 1860 after

Creator Name: Unknown



State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Civil War illustrated envelopes, 1861-1865

Genre: Print

Original Format Type: prints, fine-art

Original Format Number: PH 2630, box #2, page 40

Original Dimensions: 5.4375 x 3.125 inches


Envelopes printed during Civil War depicting mostly pro-Union and anti-Confederate themes.




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Civil War, 1861-1865

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