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Illustrated Civil War-era envelope, 1861-1865

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Identifier: D05991

Title: Illustrated Civil War-era envelope, 1861-1865

Description: Shows a donkey, General Price, and the Confederate Army fleeing from a lion-headed Union Army. Caption reads, "Strayed. From the neighborhood of Boonville, Mo. an ugly JACK who was frightened by the sudden appearance of a lion, his Jockey, one PRICE being made very sick by the same appearance. He is of no value whatever and only a low PRICE can be given for his capture. Sam."

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1861-1862

Type(s): Envelope


Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Postal service
Armed Forces


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