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POSTAL HISTORY > Union Patriotic Covers

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Authentic, original Civil War period patriotic envelopes manufactured in the North to promote patriotism for the war effort and to spoof their Southern foes

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item Mem8393: 1861 Patriotic Cover, Scott's Tactics, Stopping Up The Rat Holes

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1861 Patriotic Cover, Scott's Tactics, Stopping Up The Rat Holes

Unused Union patriotic envelope with vignette of soldiers and dogs chasing rats which represent the Confederates. Imprint, "Scott's Tactics, Stopping Up The Rat Holes! When I want to catch a rat, I first stop up all the holes- W. Scott. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by Grant & Pittman, in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of Ohio. Sold by Mumford & Co., Cincinnati." The "Scott" referred to is General Winfield Scott. Very fine condition.

General Winfield Scott: (1786-1866) A year older...  

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Patriotic Cover Signed by Massachusetts Officer

Killed in Action at the battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va.

Postally used patriotic envelope that is trimmed in red and blue with an embossed American shield with spread winged eagle and the motto, Union And Constitution on the reverse of the envelope. Partial postmark from New Orleans, [La.] with the month of Jul visible and it is also stamped [due] 3 at upper right. Addressed to Mr. Danl. H. Cutter, Newburyport, Mass. Signed at left, "Soldier's Letter, F.G. Ogden, Adjt. 48 Regt. Mass." Irregular right edge where the envelope...  

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Patriotic Cover, The Lock and Key

Civil War patriotic envelope with vignette of a padlock with the word "Slavery" printed on it. The barrel of a musket with fixed bayonet is being put into the key hole of the lock. Printed just below the barrel of the rifle is "U.S. Rifled." "The Lock and Key" is printed below the illustration. A couple of small stains and some old mounting remnants on the reverse.  

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item Mem6738: Patriotic Cover, Rice Straw, Confederate Cavalry Horse

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Patriotic Cover, Rice Straw, Confederate Cavalry Horse

Civil War patriotic envelope with spoof theme on Confederate cavalry horses. Vignette of a very under nourished horse with barking dogs at his feet, a pair of vultures sitting in a tree, and one vulture hovering above. The slogan reads, Rice Straw! Effect of "feed" on the Cavalry Horse in the Secession Army. Executed by W.J. Baker. Uncommon.  

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Patriotic Cover, The Impending Crisis

Civil War patriotic envelope; spoof theme on the Confederacy with an illustration of a floating, broken cup with a C.S.A. flag design on the outside. Three men are within the vessel; the officer at the rear is leaning over the side and vomiting, the man standing at the center is using a whiskey bottle for a telescope to look at the Union warship in the background, while the seated man at the front is holding a whiskey bottle. Titled, "The Impending Crisis." Uncommon.  

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item Mem6578: Patriotic Cover, Colonel Geary's 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

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Patriotic Cover, Colonel Geary's 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Unused patriotic envelope with large bust illustration of Colonel John W. Geary. Imprint at upper right, Col. Geary's Twenty-Eighth Regiment P.[ennsylvania] V.[olunteers. Col. Geary in script below his likeness. Published by Magee, Phila. Light age toning. Very fine. Desirable Pennsylvania regimental cover.

John W. Geary: (1819-1873) From the age of 16 he had been a militia lieutenant and with the outbreak of war with Mexico, he was elected Lieutenant Colonel of the 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry, and took part in General Winfield Scott's...  

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item Mem6366: Patriotic Covers, U.S. Armies Operating Against Richmond

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Patriotic Covers, U.S. Armies Operating Against Richmond

Pair of 1865 dated Union patriotic envelopes published by Charles Magnus. Both covers are a deep lavender color with a gilded imprint, one in silver and one in gold. Each have an eagle vignette with the caption "U.S. Armies Operating against Richmond, Va." with places to write in the Company, Regiment, Brigade, Division and Army Corps. The silver printed cover is quite attractive, the gold imprinted cover has oxidized somewhat. Both have the 1865 Magnus, New York imprint at the bottom. These are quite rare to find!  

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item Mem5898: Patriotic Cover, Daniel Webster

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Patriotic Cover, Daniel Webster

Unused, patriotic envelope with illustration of the famous American Statesman Daniel Webster, with quote below, "Secession! Peaceable secession! Sir, your eyes and mine are never destined to see that miracle." Webster in U.S. Senate, March 7, 1850. Published by J.G. Wells, N.Y. Mounting traces on the reverse.

Daniel Webster: (1782-1852) American statesman, lawyer and orator. Served as a U.S. Congresman, 1813-17, and 1823-27; U.S. Senator, 1827-41, and 1845-50; and U.S. Secretary of State, 1841-43, and 1850-52. He was one of the greatest...  

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item Mem5193: Patriotic Cover, Why Don't You Take It

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Patriotic Cover, Why Don't You Take It

Unused, patriotic envelope with full color vignette of a large dog at left representing Union General Winfield Scott, wearing a chapeau hat, a collar with "Old General" on it, an American flag, and barrels of pork and beef behind him. A skinny dog at right representing Confederate President Jefferson Davis, is wearing a planter's hat, collar with the name "Jeff" on it, and a C.S.A. flag on his back, with a palmetto tree, and cotton bales in the background. Sitting between the two dogs is a piece of meat with the name...  

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item Mem4990: Patriotic Cover, Jackass Davis & Gasconade Beauregard

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Mem4990

Patriotic Cover, Jackass Davis & Gasconade Beauregard

Unused, patriotic envelope with spoof theme on Confederate President Jeff Davis & General P.G.T. Beauregard. Depicts the pair seated back to back and wearing dunce caps. Davis has a C.S.A. Stars and Bars flag coming out of the top of his, while Beauregard has the black skull and cross bones flag. Slogan below, "J-ackass Davis and G-asconade Beauregard backing each other. Imprint of D. Murphy's Son, 65 Fulton & 372 Pearl St., N.Y.  

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Patriotic Cover, Stand by the Flag

Unused, patriotic envelope with full color illustration of an American flag with the motto, "Stand by the Flag."  

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Patriotic Cover, Long May It Wave

Unused, patriotic envelope with large waving American flag and the motto below, "Long may it wave."  

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