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[Eagle with prominent claws; and surrounding text]

[Eagle with prominent claws; and surrounding text]

Illus. and text in: Historiae animalium / Konrad Gesner. Tiguri : Apud C. Froschoverum, 1551-1558, p. 191. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 81

[Aged eagle bathing in fountain, in an animal allegory of renewal by baptism]

[Aged eagle bathing in fountain, in an animal allegory of renewal by b...

Illus. and text in: Physiologus. Peri ton physiologon. Romae : Apud Zannettum et Ruffinellum, 1587, p. 22. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 77.

[Eagle with dead mouse at its feet]

[Eagle with dead mouse at its feet]

Illus. in: Ornithologiae / Ulisse Aldrovandi, Bononiae : Apud F. de Franciscis Senensem, 1599-1603. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 81.

Allegorical scene showing prosperity J.J. Barralet 1807

Allegorical scene showing prosperity J.J. Barralet 1807

Drawing shows an allegorical scene with an eagle spilling the contents of a cornucopia into the lap of a woman, possibly the goddess Euthenia, seated, holding up her apron to catch them, she is handing some to ... more

The capitol at Washington / designed and published by W. Birch, enamel painter, Springland near Bristol, Pennsylv'a.

The capitol at Washington / designed and published by W. Birch, enamel...

Print of title page for "The country seats of the United States of North America, with some scenes connected with them" showing an eagle holding a stars and stripes shield above the construction of the two wing... more

Delphinus, Sagitta, Aquila, and Antinous / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Delphinus, Sagitta, Aquila, and Antinous / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing Antinous with bow and arrows, an eagle, and a dolphin forming the constellations. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 13.

God save American. A grand national ode in honor of the glorious anniversary of American independence . . .

God save American. A grand national ode in honor of the glorious anniv...

A patriotic device adorning the cover of a song arranged and adapted from "God Save the King." The device is based on the official seal of the United States. An eagle with outstretched wings holds arrows and ol... more

High places in government like steep rocks only accessible to eagles and reptiles

High places in government like steep rocks only accessible to eagles a...

Campaign satire predicting Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison's ascendancy over Democrat Martin Van Buren. In the center of the print is a mountain with a statue of George Washington, "Pater Pat... more

Harrison quadrilles

Harrison quadrilles

An illustrated sheet music cover for a set of "popular airs" for the piano, dedicated by the publisher to "Whigs of the United States." A Whig campaign piece, the work eulogizes the supposed humble rusticity of... more

The almighty lever

The almighty lever

E. W. Clay's apocalyptic allegory has public opinion as a giant lever, tilting decisively in favor of the Whigs late in the presidential campaign of 1840. In a symbolic landscape masses of people climb onto the... more

Our country's hope.  Harrison & reform 4th May 1840

Our country's hope. Harrison & reform 4th May 1840

A Whig campaign ribbon, produced for the Young Men's National Convention held in Baltimore in May. At the top in a corona of stars is a fasces. Below it an eagle holds a streamer with the words "Union for the S... more

The three days of May 1844. Columbia mourns her citizens slain

The three days of May 1844. Columbia mourns her citizens slain

A memorial to nativist casualties of the violent clashes occurring between anti-foreigner "Native Americans" and Irish-American Catholics in Kensington, Philadelphia, May 6 through 8, 1844. The female figure o... more

The honest statesman, his country's steadfast friend. Harry of the West

The honest statesman, his country's steadfast friend. Harry of the Wes...

Campaign badge produced for the Whig National Convention held at Baltimore in May 1844. A bust-length portrait of Whig candidate Henry Clay appears in an oval, against a backdrop of American flags. The oval is... more

H. Clay

H. Clay

Another campaign portrait of Whig presidential candidate Henry Clay. In an oval frame, surrounded by an ornate floral wreath, is a bust-length portrait of Clay. Two books and a quill pen are visible over his sh... more

The American Marseillaise, or voice of the people

The American Marseillaise, or voice of the people

An illustrated sheet music cover for a Whig campaign song, "The American Marseillaise," composed by Benjamin Cahill to mark the July 4, 1844, Boston Clay rally. In keeping with the title and the occasion of the... more

Gov. Wright's grand march

Gov. Wright's grand march

An illustrated sheet music cover, for a march celebrating the election of Silas Wright as governor of New York. Wright, a popular and influential Democrat and Van Buren ally, was elected in November 1844. The ... more

Fight between the Kentucky coon & the Tennessee alligator

Fight between the Kentucky coon & the Tennessee alligator

A woodland fantasy satirizing the prominent figures of the 1844 election campaign. The artist again favors Whig candidate Henry Clay, the "Kentucky Coon," who is shown overwhelming Democrat James K. Polk, the ... more

On to the charge! Inscribed to the memory of Major Ringgold . . .

On to the charge! Inscribed to the memory of Major Ringgold . . .

An illustrated sheet music cover for a song memorializing one of the first heroes of the Mexican War, Maj. Samuel Ringgold. Zachary Taylor's innovative gunnery commander was fatally wounded in May 1846 during t... more

The flag of our union, a national song

The flag of our union, a national song

A patriotic allegory illustrating the cover of sheet music for a song composed by William Vincent Wallace with words by George P. Morris. The theme of the indissoluble union of North and South is evoked here, ... more

The national union

The national union

A patriotic, illustrated sheet music cover for a song composed by Charles Collins, Jr., and dedicated to Kentucky senator Henry Clay. The work celebrates Clay's efforts to preserve the Union, and was a product ... more

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing the George Washington equestrian monument on the Virginia state capitol grounds by Thomas Crawford surrounded by seraphs, eagles and Union shields; back is design of seraphs, eagles, and shields only]

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing the Georg...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: (front) Berg, no. 1-3S; (back) 1-3S variant. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.p... more

K N quick step dedicated to the Know Nothings

K N quick step dedicated to the Know Nothings

A sheet music cover illustrated with an ornamental vignette and motifs alluding to the Know Nothing party. In the center a nocturnal procession of men in tricornered hats, holding bayonets and a banner with a s... more

Old Boston. Beacon Hill from Mt. Vernon St. from a drawing made on the spot by J.R. Smith ; J.H. Bufford's Lith. 313 Washington St

Old Boston. Beacon Hill from Mt. Vernon St. from a drawing made on the...

Print shows pedestrians walking along "Mt. Vernon" Street in Boston, Massachusetts, with a view of the Beacon Hill eagle monument, designed by Charles Bulfinch, on Beacon Hill, in the background, at the time (c... more

A head of all, N.L. Hansen & Co's. magnolia tobacco, unsurpassed by any in use. For sale here Robt. J. Betge 72 Broad Street

A head of all, N.L. Hansen & Co's. magnolia tobacco, unsurpassed by an...

Print shows an advertisement broadside for "N.L. Hansen & Co's Magnolia Tobacco" with an eagle perched on a banner above he product name and an African American man at bottom center, with arms outstretched hold... more

Columbia rules the sea

Columbia rules the sea

An emblem of an eagle supported by two American flags, illustrates the sheet music cover for a song by Josiah D. Canning. The eagle's wings are spread and its mouth holds a streamer with the composer's sobrique... more

Our land a national song

Our land a national song

An illustrated sheet music cover for a song by George W. Babcock (Thomas Comer, composer) and dedicated to Samuel R. Spinney, Esq. The design shows Columbia or American Liberty (center) wearing a gorgon's head... more

Old Boston - Beacon Hill from Derne St.

Old Boston - Beacon Hill from Derne St.

Print shows a view of the Beacon Hill eagle monument in Boston, Massachusetts, designed by Charles Bulfinch, at the top of Beacon Hill, with William Thurston's house on the left, at the time (ca. 1811) when Bea... more

America. A national song

America. A national song

An allegorical illustration on the cover of a patriotic song, dedicated to the "National Guards of Philadelphia." A pronouncedly decollete Columbia or Liberty figure sits astride a bald eagle which flies over t... more

Bald eagle / American Bank Note Co.

Bald eagle / American Bank Note Co.

Proof for bank note vignette, showing eagle. No. 61.

Viva l'America. Home of the free

Viva l'America. Home of the free

An illustrated cover for a patriotic song sheet. The iconography of the illustration, like the song, has militaristic overtones. On a large shield in the center of the composition perches an eagle. Rays of ligh... more

Song of the Union by a Pennsylvanian . . .

Song of the Union by a Pennsylvanian . . .

A sheet music cover for a song by John M. Crosland, dedicated to President Buchanan. The cover is illustrated with an array of emblems, many of them symbolizing threats to the integrity of the Union. A bust of ... more

God and our union

God and our union

An illustrated sheet music cover for a Unionist song, "God and Our Union," composed by Leopold Meignen with words by Louis Dela. The illustration features four maidens, each representing a section of the United... more

The lion's generosity

The lion's generosity

No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0123). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Union march

Union march

An illustrated sheet music cover for a Unionist song by Hans Krummacher, dedicated to Maryland Democratic senator James Alfred Pearce. The cover is adorned with a drawing of the goddess Hebe, the mythological G... more

Presented by a committee of ladies of Phila. Oct. 1863 3rd United States Colored Troops.

Presented by a committee of ladies of Phila. Oct. 1863 3rd United Stat...

American eagle as emblem of the 3rd United States Colored Troops. On verso: D.B. Bowser - Artist - No. 481 North 4th St. Philada. Photograph of painting by Bowser. In album: [U.S. army officers and other person... more

The Union must be preserved, Fabrica de Tabacos ... Habana

The Union must be preserved, Fabrica de Tabacos ... Habana

Eagle with horn of plenty on cliff in foreground; farm scene and seascape in background. Copyright by Th. G. Little.

Prize banner polka

Prize banner polka

Patently militaristic propaganda for the Union cause in the form of a sheet music cover illustration. Columbia or Liberty stands on the ramparts of a fortress near a cannon pointed across a harbor toward a moun... more

Civil War envelope showing Columbia holding American flag with message "'The Union must and shall be preserved,' Co. K, 97th Regt. N.Y. Vols. Conkling Rifles"

Civil War envelope showing Columbia holding American flag with message...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Edward H. Frary, Canandaigua, Ontario Co., N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Feb. 12; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle in flight carrying American flag in beak]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle in flight carrying American flag in ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Hiram L. Warner, Lyons, Clinton Co., Iowa; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Killbuck, N.Y., Jun. 17. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Lil... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in talon attacking serpent with 7-star Confederate flag]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in talon attackin...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Samuel Raubensti[ne?], Marlboro, Stark Co., Ohio; postmarked Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Fami... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with shield above American flags]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with shield above American flags]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. John A. Barney, Co. B, 10th Regt. Wis. Vol., Edgefield June [?], Tenn.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljen... more

Civil War envelope showing eagle flying with American flag with message "Union & liberty, onward to victory"

Civil War envelope showing eagle flying with American flag with messag...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Julia M. Elliott, care of John Makewen, 55th Street, one door west of Broadway, New York City; postmarked Old Point Comfort, Va.; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; T... more

Old Abe, the War Eagle, who took part in 36 battles W.M. Chase

Old Abe, the War Eagle, who took part in 36 battles W.M. Chase

Photograph shows mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment who was given to the state of Wisconsin after the war. Title from item. Printed on recto: "With the Stereoscope, by the fireside, one can wander th... more

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lieutenant General Winfield Scott in front of eagle and American flag banner with message "The right man in the right place!"]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lieutenant General Winfield Sc...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to David Weir, 33 Gansevoort Stre[et], New York C[ity], New York; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Baltimore, Jul. 30[?]. Entered according to act of Congress by Bloom... more

Civil War envelope showing bald eagle with American flag and Confederate stars and bars flag and sailing ships in the distance

Civil War envelope showing bald eagle with American flag and Confedera...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Mary Wilcox, "Duplain," Clinton Co., Michigan; postmarked [...]ville Dec. 16; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchased from: Amberma... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding olive branch atop shield, with message "Liberty and union"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding olive branch atop shield, wi...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Patrick Kernan, Esq., Camp Chace, care of Capt. Pike, Columbus, Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and American flags atop an arch listing Union states with Pennsylvania in the keystone and bearing the message "One nation.--One government."]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and American flags atop an arch list...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Rev. C. L. Ehrenfeld, Altoona, Pa.; postmarked Johnstown, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family ... more

Civil War envelope showing eagle, American flag, musical score and lyrics, with messages "Soldier's Letter," "Constitution," and "Army for the Union"

Civil War envelope showing eagle, American flag, musical score and lyr...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Mary Wilson, Industry, Baker Co., Pa. ; postmarked Washington, D.C., Oct. 19 ; bears 3 cent stamp. Lyrics begin: "Our striped and starry banner bear, with eagle... more

Union

Union

Print shows the harbor at "Annapolis", Maryland, and a view of "Fort McHenry", on an unfolded lampshade. 660 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Inscri... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with laurel branch atop shield]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with laurel branch atop shield]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Sura A. Fuller, Little Valley, Cattarangus Co., New York; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family ... more

[Civil War envelope showing American flags with eagle and stars above with message "Union and Constitution"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flags with eagle and stars above ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Mary E. Frank, Harrisburg, Penna.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with message "Love one another" and border of stars with state names]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with message "Love one a...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Benj. Carpenter, Esq., Lockport, Niagara Co., N.Y.; postmarked Baltimore, Sep. 29; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with message "Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with message "Union"]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Fulton Smith Esq., Cherry Flattz [i.e. Flats], Tioga Co., Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Washington, D.C. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms ... more

[Civil War envelope showing American flags, eagle with laurel branches, and shield bearing message "Union and liberty"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flags, eagle with laurel branches...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Asa Foote, Fowler, Trumbull Co., Ohio; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation on verso: Gallipolis, Ohio. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with messages "Union!" and "Emblem of our nation's liberty"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with messages "Union!" a...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Paulina Hurst, Brea [i.e. Berea?] P.O., Cuyhoga [i.e. Cuyahoga] Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Kanawha C.H., Va., Dec. 14, 1862. Annotation on recto:... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag and stalk of wheat with message "The people will save the country"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag and stalk of whea...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Otis B. String, Huntsburgh, Geauga County, Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp; barely legible postmark. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing American flags, rifles, and cannons with message "The father of his country left this to his children"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flags, rifles, and cannons with m...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Orin S. Howard, care Saml. Zug Ezn [?], Detroit, Michigan; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljen... more

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with American flag, laurel wreath, eagle, and cannon with message "Liberty and Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with American flag, laurel wreath...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Annis G. Ames, Temple Mills, Franklin Co., Maine.; postmarked Ship Island, Miss.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

Civil War envelope showing portrait of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth framed by American flag shield topped with eagle

Civil War envelope showing portrait of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth framed ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. E.A. Harris, Oberlin, Lorain Co., Ohio; postmarked Columbus; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchased from: Cal Packard, Museum Qual... more

The Eagle's nest The Union! it must and shall be preserved.

The Eagle's nest The Union! it must and shall be preserved.

Print shows American eagle in its nest of the American flag, which holds 34 eggs representing the states; the eggs representing the Southern states are cracked, rotten, or have various animals being hatched fro... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and flag]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Capt. J. W. Clark, Fort C. F. Smith, Va.; bears 3 cent stamp. Notations on recto: Via Washington. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in its talon and snake coiled around Confederate flag in its beak]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in its talon and ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. A.C. Elsbree, Lewis Centre, Delaware Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop arrows and drum with American flag, cannon, and rifles bearing message "The Star Spangled Banner must be upheld"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop arrows and drum with American f...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Misses H. Close, Mayfield, Fulton Co., N.Y.; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collec... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flags and shield above sailing ship, cannon, tent, and drum with message "Onward to Victory"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flags and shield above...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Cyrus Willson, Slatelick [i.e. Slate Lick] P.O., Armstrong Co., Penna.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked at Washington D.C. On verso: Entered according to Act of C... more

Civil War envelope showing eagle holding banner with message "Liberty"

Civil War envelope showing eagle holding banner with message "Liberty"

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Chas. Claghorn, Homer, Champaign Co., Ill., from Geo. Claghorn, Fort Henry, Feb. 15, 1862; postmarked Illinois March 1, 1862; bears 3 cent and 1 cent stamps. Deposit... more

Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with message "Love one another" and border of stars with state names

Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with message "Love one an...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Lovina Howell, Burdett, Schuyler Co., N.Y. ; postmarked Granby [...k], Ct. ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

The stars and stripes forever

The stars and stripes forever

An illustrated sheet music cover for "The Stars and Stripes Forever," a song dedicated to the United States Volunteers by William J. Lemon. A figure representing the Constitution is shown wearing a Phrygian cap... more

Civil War envelope showing military camp with message "Our brethren are in the field"

Civil War envelope showing military camp with message "Our brethren ar...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Helen Clark, Lockport Will Co., Illinois; postmarked Bibbs[?] Point, Mo. Nov. 1; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding American flags above naval instruments]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding American flags above naval i...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. U.P. James, no. 167 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio; postmarked Union City, Ind., Jan. 13; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with eagle, American flag, and cornucopia with lines from John Savage's poem, "The starry flag"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with eagle, American flag, and co...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Thos. Van Sichin, Metuchin [i.e. Metuchen], New Jersey; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Washington, D.C. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and shield with sailboat and steamboat in the distance and bearing message "Victory"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and shield with sailboat and steambo...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. George Yekley [?], Scotsburg, Town of Sparty [i.e. Sparta], Livingston Co., N.Y.; postmarked Washington, D.C. [?] 31, 1862; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenq... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle above portrait of George Washington with message "Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle above portrait of George Washington ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Rorelmia [?] Sturtevent, Savoy, Mass.; postmarked Dec. 23, 1862, New Orleans, La.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of:... more

[Civil War envelope showing an eagle carrying an American flag in its claw and a serpent in its beak with motto "The early bird catches the worm" below]

[Civil War envelope showing an eagle carrying an American flag in its ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Sarah Ann Prall, Christianna, Lancaster County, Pa.; hand-canceled; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation: Post master, please forward soon. 1[?]th Penna. Regt. Gift; To... more

[Civil War envelope showing a firing cannon and an American flag standing in a pile of cannon balls]

[Civil War envelope showing a firing cannon and an American flag stand...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Joseph Gates, Worcester, Mass.; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and flag]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Charlotte Smith, North Chili P.O., Monroe County, N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

Civil War envelope showing border design with eagle, flags, drum, and weapons

Civil War envelope showing border design with eagle, flags, drum, and ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Lucinda Fox, New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio; postmarked Mt. Heron, Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchased from: Ambe... more

Civil War envelope showing soldier standing on rock in the sea with eagle and American flag with message "The rock of our country"

Civil War envelope showing soldier standing on rock in the sea with ea...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. John C. Williams, Wheeler, Steuben Co., N.Y.; postmarked Washington, D.C. Aug. 7, 1861; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lincoln in oval border decorated with eagle and American flags]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lincoln in oval border decorat...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Sarah Sparks, Lanesboro, Susqa. Co., Penn.; postmarked Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Famil... more

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia holding American flag and cornucopia next to an eagle with a snake in its beak, and with a verse from a song]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia holding American flag and cornuco...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Julia A. Barnes, Granville, Bradford Co., Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Verse from song Starry Flag by John Savage: We must keep that flag where it e'er has stood; I... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag as 7-star Confederate flag is hit by lightning with message "Doom of the traitors flag"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag as 7-star Confede...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Benjamin, F. Delenbaugh, Pulaski, Williams Co., Ohio; postmarked Dec. 7, [186]3; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part o... more

[Civil War envelope showing American flags and eagle on shield above ship and cannons with message "Our Army and Navy forever! Three cheers for the red, white, and blue"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flags and eagle on shield above s...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Hubbard, Jasper, Steuben Co., N.Y., via Corning in haste; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Bath, N.Y., May 16, 1863. Annotation on verso: Direct to Savona... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag attacking 7-star Confederate flag]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag attacking 7-star ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Thomas Wood, Penningtonville, Chester Co., Pa.; postmarked by hand; bears 3 cent stamp. Notations on front: Prairie Pond, Ill., Jan. 13th, 1864; ans. Feb. 12th 64; b... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with flags, shield, arrows, and laurel branches with message "E pluribus unum" within circle in front of seascape and agricultural landscape scenes]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with flags, shield, arrows, and laur...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Margaret Jacobs, Coldwater, Mercer Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

Civil War envelope showing eagle holding banner on American flag with message "Our flag forever"

Civil War envelope showing eagle holding banner on American flag with ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Emma A. Winslow, Gassetts Station, Windsor County, Vermont, in care of Mosses Winslow; postmarked Old Point Comfort, Va., Jul. 20; bears 3 cent and 1 cent stamp... more

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Major General George B. McClellan inset in medallion decorated with eagle and American flags]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Major General George B. McClel...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. John Stiles, Linden, Genesee Co., N.Y.; postmarked at Batavia, N.Y. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop American flag and "American Congress, we are one" medallion with message "United forever"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop American flag and "American Con...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Marslin Blanchard, Keeseville, Essex County, N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

Strong's dime caricatures. No. 2, Little Bo-Peep and her foolish sheep

Strong's dime caricatures. No. 2, Little Bo-Peep and her foolish sheep

The second in a series of caricatures criticizing the secession of several Southern states from the Union during the last months of the Buchanan administration. Here the young nursery-rhyme shepherdess Bo-Peep ... more

I am glad, I am out of the scrape!

I am glad, I am out of the scrape!

An optimistic Unionist boast, issued early in Lincoln's presidency, predicting the summary defeat of the Confederacy. Abraham Lincoln (at left) stands over the shield of the United States and a bald eagle, and ... more

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia waving American flag and riding on the back of an eagle clutching arrows with message "Onward to victory"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia waving American flag and riding o...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Isaac French, South Chesterville, Maine; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Washington, D.C. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist F... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle emblem in front of camp scene and homecoming scene with message "The soldier's dream"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle emblem in front of camp scene and ho...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Rev. C. U. Heilman, A.B., Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Penna.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

The flag with thirty four stars

The flag with thirty four stars

A patriotic sheet music cover for a Unionist song written by Gen. W. H. Hayward, composed and arranged by Prof. C. S. Root, and dedicated to Wilson G. Horner, Esq. Columbia, wearing a liberty cap and carrying a... more

Our patriots of the war, Abraham Lincoln

Our patriots of the war, Abraham Lincoln

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Watson, Gaylord, copyri... more