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"Old Abe" (Illustration of an American Eagle on a shield).

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Identifier: P0084-0478

Title: "Old Abe" (Illustration of an American Eagle on a shield).

Description: Image of eagle roosting on an image of a shield with stars and stripes. Description of image and explanation of purpose. These cartes de viste were sold for the benefit of the 1865 Great Sanitary Fair in Chicago. Old Abe was an eagle mascot carried by the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, which belonged to the Iron Brigade.

Rights:

Place: United States
Illinois
Chicago

Dates: 1861-1865

Type(s): Chromolithograph
Image

Maker/Creator: Dunlop, Sewell, and Spalding Chicago

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Old Abe
Eagles
chromolithograph
8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
Mississippi Valley Sanitary Fair (1864 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
Mascots
Iron Brigade
Birds
shield
Armed Forces

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