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The Way to Go Through Baltimore. Armed and Provisioned For a Siege.

The Way to Go Through Baltimore. Armed and Provisioned For a Siege.
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Title: The Way to Go Through Baltimore. Armed and Provisioned For a Siege.
Description: A man outfitted with shin guards over his boots and a basket on his head is carrying the basket lid as a shield in his left hand and a rifle in his right hand. He is also wearing a sword. He appears to have a food bag tied over his chest and stomach. The captions are oriented vertically. The left side caption reads "THE WAY TO GO THROUGH BALTIMORE" and the right side caption reads "ARMED AND PROVISIONED FOR A SIEGE". Black ink om beige envelope, image on left side.

Image ID: 76777
1860 after
City, State: Baltimore, Maryland
Civil War Illustrated Envelopes, 1861-1865
Genre: Print
Envelopes printed during Civil War depicting mostly pro-Union and anti-Confederate themes.
Subjects: Ephemera
Caricatures and cartoons
Civil War, 1861-1865

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