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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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Death to Traitors

Date: 1860
Description: The letters to the words "DEATH TO TRAITORS" are made up of soldiers, Confederate flags, gallows, a hanged man and guns. A military camp is visible in the...
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Union Flags and Shield

Date: 1860
Description: Union envelope. At the top two flags face each other with a shield in the center on a blue background with white stars. A blue border with white stars fram...
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Secession

Date: 1860
Description: A hot air balloon labeled "SECESSION" bursts and drops men and soldiers out of the gondola towards the ground below. The gondola has crossbones on it and t...
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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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Star of the West

Date: 1860
Description: A gold star with the federal shield in the center has two Union flags behind it. The verse below reads, There's a Star in the skies that shall never go do...
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Union Forever Letterhead

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Description: Letterhead of a banner decorated with the American flag reading: "Union Forever." Under the banner is a circular framed illustration of an eagle carrying a...
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Major General McClellan Letterhead

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Description: Letterhead with a head and shoulders portrait of Major General McClellan. His portrait is within an oval and is decorated with American flags, shield, bayo...
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You'll Catch It When Mother Wakes Up!

Date: 1860
Description: A mother, Miss Columbia, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the...
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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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1776, the Past, 1861, the Present

Date: 1860
Description: George Washington on the left holds the American Revolutionary flag with the date "1776" on it, and a Union Zouave soldier on the right holds a Union flag...
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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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Poor Old Simple Virginia

Date: 1860
Description: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...
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Eagle with American and Confederate Flags Letterhead

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Description: Letterhead of an eagle sitting on a rock. The American flag is on the right, and the first Confederate flag, which is tattered and being struck by lightnin...
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The Star Spangled Banner Must be Upheld Letterhead

Date: January 03 1863
Description: Letterhead of a bald eagle perched on top of a drum and holding arrows in its talons. There is an olive branch on the ground next to loose cannon balls and...
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Confederate Flag

Date: 1861
Description: The first national flag of the Confederacy (Stars and Bars) and the slogan: "We are in the field, and the bars are up!" Red and blue ink on cream envelope,...
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Devil with C.S.A. Whiskey

Date: 1860
Description: A smiling devil with wings is holding a large jar of C.S.A. Whiskey marked with a poison symbol, and a Confederate flag sticking out of it. Blue and red in...
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Whole Or None

Date: 1860
Description: A pig with a small saddle on his back. A Union flag is set in the middle of the saddle. On the side of the pig is the text: "WHOLE OR NONE." Blue and red i...
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Proposed Improvement in Washington

Date: 1860
Description: View of Washington, D.C. with gallows in foreground. Ten empty nooses are hanging from the gallows. Capitol buildings are in the background with a Union fl...
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The Irrepressible Conflict

Date: 1860
Description: Federal (bald) eagle attacking a rattlesnake. The eagle has a Union flag in its left talons and a snake in its right, while biting the snake with its beak....

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