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The Moaning of the Tied

Date: 1860
Description: A howling dog tied to a post, with an empty food dish in front of him. Water is in the background with a sailing ship, probably from the blockade. Text abo...
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When I Wish to Catch Rats, I First Stop Their Holes

Date: 1860
Description: A seven-sided arrangement of Union ships and military camps surrounding 7 rats and one cat. Harpers Ferry is in the center of a circular design. The ship l...
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Major General George B. McClellan, Commanding the Department on the Potomac

Date: 1860
Description: A "crest" of Major General George McClellan, on a background of a blue oval with white stars. An eagle with flags, bayonets, cannons, cannonballs and a dru...
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Secession Whiskey

Date: 1860
Description: A giant goblet being hovered over by a skeleton. Inside the goblet is a dead soldier with a Confederate flag in his hand. The caption below reads, "SECESSI...
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Jefferson Davis on a Tightrope

Date: 1860
Description: Jefferson Davis walks a tightrope over a waterfall heading toward the side of a cliff on which is the Capitol building, a soldier, and the Union flag. Behi...
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A Southern Gorilla, (Guerilla)

Date: 1860
Description: Dressed in uniform with a Confederate hat, eyeglasses, and a belt with pistols and a sword, a gorilla stands with a rifle in his right hand and a knife is ...
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Agriculture, Manufactures, Fine Arts

Date: 1860
Description: A crop of hemp on the left is feeding through a spinning wheel with the words: "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it, and then to a gallows with a noose...
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The Loyal States, Union, California

Date: 1860
Description: Miss Columbia, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the California state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The tex...
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The Constitution

Date: 1860
Description: Two hands shaking with the Constitution, Union flag, battle ax and stars in the background. Caption below reads, "Our Union Forever." Red and blue ink on b...
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Union with Star Border

Date: 1860
Description: A blue border with white stars, each named for the states in the Union and the Confederacy. Inside on the right is the word: "UNION," with the top of the l...
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To Richmond, Remember Ellsworth

Date: 1860
Description: A soldier in an eastern style Zouave uniform holds a Union flag in his right hand and a rifle in his left hand. Above reads "TO RICHMOND" and below "REMEMB...
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True to the Union

Date: 1860
Description: This envelope has a blue "L" shaped bar tipped clockwise. It is filled with white stars and next to each star is the initial of all of the states, Union an...
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Master Jeff and His Navy

Date: 1860
Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a sailor, wears a hat with the initials "JD" on it. He is holding up a wooden toy boat that flies the Confederate flag and a sk...
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The Peoples Candidate for President, Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860
Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in an oval frame filled with white stars. He is surrounded by four Union flags. A liberty cap appears above the portrait. Two r...
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Uncle Sam's Recipe for Traitors

Date: 1861
Description: Uncle Sam holds a bottle labeled "DAVIS," with a figure of a man on it, as he stands with a snake labeled "SECESSION" under his left foot.
The caption b...
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The Strong Arm of the North

Date: 1860
Description: A strong muscular arm holds a sledge hammer. The caption above reads, "The Strong Arm of the North." Blue ink on beige envelope, image on left side. Image ...
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The Union, It Must and Shall Be Preserved

Date: 1860
Description: A portrait of Abraham Lincoln above two crossed Union flags. The caption below reads, "The UNION, it must and shall be preserved." The portrait of Lincoln ...
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The Downfall of Secession Treas-on!

Date: 1860
Description: General Winfield Scott is chopping down a tall tree with an ax. Eight frightened men cling to the upper limbs. Caption below reads, "The downfall of Secess...
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The Union Constitution Liberty and Laws!!

Date: 1860
Description: An elephant carries the Union flag with the words "THE CONSTITUTION LIBERTY AND LAWS!!" on it and wears another Union flag on its back. The elephant's fron...
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The Latest Contraband of War

Date: 1860
Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter." Ca...

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