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Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, July 23, 1779, Request to Send Letter to Mr. Battora in New York under Flag of Truce

Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, July 23, 1779, Request to Send ...

Request to Send Letter to Mr. Battora in New York under Flag of Truce

[Title page and frontispiece to Jean-Pierre Blanchard's Journal of my forty-fifth ascension..., showing a balloon with a man holding an American flag]

[Title page and frontispiece to Jean-Pierre Blanchard's Journal of my ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Journal of my forty-fifth ascension : being the first performed in America, on the ninth of January, 1793. Philadelphia : Printed by Charles Cist ..., 1793. Title page... more

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the British Navy

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the B...

Caricature showing a stout naval officer attacked by Lord Camelford, who says, "Give me satisfction, rascal! Draw your sword..." Captain Vancouver replies, "Murder! Murder! ..." The print may reflect the growin... more

Our country's flag! A new national song

Our country's flag! A new national song

Cover illustration for a patriotic song composed by George F. Cole, copyrighted in 1836. A young American seaman, holding an American flag with his right hand and raising his hat aloft with his left, stands on... more

[1840 Presidential campaign handkerchief] Log cabin with flag on top reading "Harrison and Reform"

[1840 Presidential campaign handkerchief] Log cabin with flag on top r...

75 x 75 cm. Reference copy may be in LOT 4406 (1840). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Campaign devices; Log cabin (Party symbol); Pres. contests; Pres. I.; Shelf.

See our torn flag still waving

See our torn flag still waving

An illustrated sheet music cover glorifying the nativist cause, produced shortly after the bloody anti-Catholic riots in Kensington, Philadelphia, of May 1844. The song was composed and arranged by James W. Po... more

Capture of the ANN D. RICHARDSON slaver [flying U.S. flag] by H.M. Steam-frigate PLUTO

Capture of the ANN D. RICHARDSON slaver [flying U.S. flag] by H.M. Ste...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1850 July 6, p. 36. Reference copy may be in LOT 4422 A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

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 flag of our union, a national song

The flag of our union, a national song

Another copy, slightly different image was deposited for copyright on May 21, 1851 (M1 .A13 W; LC-USZ62-91835). Caption card tracings: Shelf. Copyright by William Hall & Son; lithograph by H. Hoff, N.Y. LOT sub... more

[U.S.S. Susquehanna, Commodore Perry's flag ship, full starboard view]

[U.S.S. Susquehanna, Commodore Perry's flag ship, full starboard view]

Drawing is on the "Susquehanna & Mississippil Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan. Watercolor drawing Taguchi Shumpei. Title devised by Library staff.

Tremont House, Chicago - presentation of flag to Light Guards, by Duquesne Greys of Pittsburgh

Tremont House, Chicago - presentation of flag to Light Guards, by Duqu...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 2, no. 33 (1856 July 26), p. 100. Reference copy may be in LOT 4424. Caption card tracings: Milit... more

[Flag of the Richland Volunteer Rifle Company]

[Flag of the Richland Volunteer Rifle Company]

Title devised. Inscribed: 1815/ August 8/ Richland Volunteer Rifle Company/ Semper/ Paratiis/ Radcliffe/ Noli Me Tangere. Inscribed upside down above image: No I 3. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.455... more

[Unidentified sailor seated in front of a painted backdrop showing nautical scene, right arm resting on table draped with an American flag]

[Unidentified sailor seated in front of a painted backdrop showing nau...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; oval and scroll design. Purchase; Chester Urban; 2002; (DLC/PP-2002:129) Forms part of: Ambrotype/Tintype photograph filing series (Library of Congress). Exhibited... more

One nation, one country, one government, one flag ... U. S. Journal Central Committee, Bos. 1056, Philadelphia, Pa. [186-].

One nation, one country, one government, one flag ... U. S. Journal Ce...

Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 159, Folder 31.

[Landscape with faintly drawn flag]

[Landscape with faintly drawn flag]

Title devised. Formerly Waud no. C-77. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1004) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Scenes in Charleston, S.C. [composite of 4 wood engravings]: Tomb of John C. Calhoun, in St. Philip's Churchyard; the old powder magazine, Cumberland Street; the Palmetto Flag; the Palmetto Cockade

Scenes in Charleston, S.C. [composite of 4 wood engravings]: Tomb of J...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1860 Nov. 24, title page. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Hurrah for the Union flag. By Hon. Thomas Williams. [Greensburg, Pa.] Westmoreland Republican print. [186-].

Hurrah for the Union flag. By Hon. Thomas Williams. [Greensburg, Pa.] ...

Poem.; On verso: Gift Edw. McPherson Papers 1908 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio ... more

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with forage cap in front of American flag]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with forage cap in front of Ame...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather urn interior with scroll exterior. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp... more

Song to our flag - "Hail That Great and Glorious Banner," by A.W. Burns and George W. Hewitt
[Civil War envelope showing Columbia holding sword and American flag, with message "God, our country and liberty!"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia holding sword and American flag, ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. W.F. McClinton, Biggsvill., Ills.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing sailor climbing up flagpole to American flag with lines from poem]

[Civil War envelope showing sailor climbing up flagpole to American fl...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Adelia Fries, Philadelphia, No. 931 No[r]th Tenth Street; postmarked [Alex]andria, Va.; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation at bottom of envelope: Wm. Birney, Maj., 4 ... more

[Civil War envelope showing Liberty holding a flag]

[Civil War envelope showing Liberty holding a flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Jno. W. Cole, Logansville, Logan Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing flag design with message "The Union and the Constitution"]

[Civil War envelope showing flag design with message "The Union and th...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Jacob Guyer[?], No. 9 Maiden Lane, N.Y. City; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation on recto: Care D. Colton. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[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 Zouave soldier with American flag and rifle in front of sign with message "Washington via Baltimore"]

[Civil War envelope showing Zouave soldier with American flag and rifl...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Anna H. Breed, Weare Center, N.H.; postmarked Dec. 29, Fishersville, N.H.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Li... more

[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

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms in front of American flag]

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms in front of American flag...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-188. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: F... more

[Civil War envelope showing George Washington standing at Mount Vernon and angel with American flag, bearing message "The banner of glofy"]

[Civil War envelope showing George Washington standing at Mount Vernon...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. S.H. Haggy, Etna, Licking Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with American flag bearing message "For the Union" and state seal of Maryland]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with American flag bearing messag...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Ruthann Smith, Northridgeway, Orleans, C.C., N.Y.; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing sailor labeled "Victory" holding American flag, with message "The war for the Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing sailor labeled "Victory" holding American ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Alla N. Bates, Republican Office, Springfield, Mass.; bears 3 cent stamp; illegible postmark. Notation on recto: Soldiers letter. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (... more

[Civil War envelope showing sailor waving hat in front of American flag]

[Civil War envelope showing sailor waving hat in front of American fla...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Wm. E. Tingley, Harford, Susq. Co., Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 29. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Unidentified soldier in Union sack coat in front of American flag]

[Unidentified soldier in Union sack coat in front of American flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 2-18 Purchased from: Medhurst & Co. Autographs, Documents, Images, Overland Park, Kansas, 2010. Additional information in collections file. Gift; Tom Liljenquist,... more

[Civil War envelope showing soldier holding American flag, with message "Liberty or death"]

[Civil War envelope showing soldier holding American flag, with messag...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Eliza Capeling, Stockbridge, Madison Co., New York; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

Our country's flag

Our country's flag

An example typical of the rash of patriotic Unionist prints exalting the American flag, that appeared at the outset of the Civil War. (See also nos. 1861-19 through 1861-21.) "Our Country's Flag" is a handsom... 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

[Unidentified soldier in Union cavalry uniform with Colt Dragoon revolver and sword in front of American flag]

[Unidentified soldier in Union cavalry uniform with Colt Dragoon revol...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-188; vintage mat provided by donor. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/lo... more

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with second stanza from Francis Scott Key's poem, "Defence of Fort McHenry"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with second stanza from Fran...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Michael Fox Esq., Marlboro, Stark Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civi... more

[Three unidentified soldiers playing cards, smoking, and drinking in front of American flag]

[Three unidentified soldiers playing cards, smoking, and drinking in f...

Title devised by Library staff. Frame: Thermoplastic; grape and scroll design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/p... more

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket in front of painted backdrop showing encampment with palmetto trees and American flag]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket in front ...

Title devised by Library staff. Written behind case: Taken at Beaufort, South Carolina, April 2, 1862, W.C.A. Written in modern handwriting behind case: This could be Elmer A. C. Grandfather Elmer Canny when he... more

[Civil War envelope showing American flag on globe floating in water with message "The Union now and forever, one and inseparable"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag on globe floating in water w...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Virginia Delmage, Claremont, N.H.; postmarked Washington, D.C., Nov. 19; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Lilj... more

[The Clinch Rifles (Co. A, 5th Georgia Infantry) in ranks outside the armory at Macon, Ga.; with the first Confederate flag. May 1861]

[The Clinch Rifles (Co. A, 5th Georgia Infantry) in ranks outside the ...

Halftone repr. of photo from Miller, Photo...History...1911, vol. 9, p. 244. Reference copy may be available in LOT 4421-D. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ci... more

[Civil War envelope showing sailor with American flag and sword standing atop anchor]

[Civil War envelope showing sailor with American flag and sword standi...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. S. I. Brigham, Manchester, Ontario Co., N. York; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Norfolk, Virginia, February 24. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127... more

[Sergeant Albert S. Brownson of Company G, 12th Indiana Infantry Regiment, and Company D, 5th Indiana Cavalry Regiment, in uniform and upside down U.S. belt buckle with revolver in front of American flag backdrop]

[Sergeant Albert S. Brownson of Company G, 12th Indiana Infantry Regim...

Photo shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-188. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/lo... more

Confederate flag flying.  Ft. Sumter after the evacuation of Maj. Anderson - interior view

Confederate flag flying. Ft. Sumter after the evacuation of Maj. Ande...

Photograph shows the Confederate flag flying at Fort Sumter, on April 15, 1861, following the surrender of Major Anderson and his Union troops, documenting the beginning of the Civil War; troops prepare to load... more

[Civil War envelope showing drummer boy in front of American flag]

[Civil War envelope showing drummer boy in front of American flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. John Hollinshead, Lewisport, Hancock Co., Ky.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Lebanon, Kentucky, April 4. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing American flag, cannon, and ships with message "The Star Spangled Banner"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag, cannon, and ships with mess...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Tirza A. Ingerson, Sycamore, Wyandot Co., Ohio; postmarked Feb. 8, Louisville; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation on verso: Sycomore [sic] Feb. the 16, 1862. Gift; To... 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

Flag of Battery D, 2d U.S. Artillery

Flag of Battery D, 2d U.S. Artillery

No. 4510. Title from item. Mounted with 4 other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[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 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

The flag of Fort Sumter

The flag of Fort Sumter

Copyright by S.T. McDougall.

Down with the traitors serpent flag

Down with the traitors serpent flag

An illustrated unionist sheet music cover, condemning secessionist state South Carolina, and probably issued shortly after its Charleston Convention of December 20, 1860. (See "The Palmetto State Song," no. 186... more

[Unidentified soldier of "First Scotch Regiment," 12th Illinois Infantry Regiment, in sack coat and Tam o'Shanter cap in front of painted backdrop showing weapons and American flag at Benton Barracks, Saint Louis, Missouri]

[Unidentified soldier of "First Scotch Regiment," 12th Illinois Infant...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; star and scroll design. Photographer's name attribution based on article: Ertzgaard, John. "The elusive photographer of Benton Barracks." Military images, 10.6 (19... more

[Civil War envelope showing soldier holding 51st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment flag with message "The star-flowering banner must never be furled, for its blossoms of light are the hope of the world"]

[Civil War envelope showing soldier holding 51st Pennsylvania Infantry...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Danl. A. Wheeler, Perkinsville, Windsor County, Vermont; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing American flag and shield surrounded by stars and rays of light]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag and shield surrounded by sta...

Title devised by Library staff. Shape behind shield may possibly be a pelican. Addressed to Mr. Wm. R. Akerley, Andez [i.e. Andes], Del. County, State of N.Y.; postmarked Washington, D.C., Jan. 26. Gift; Tom Li... more

[Civil War envelope showing American flag]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Thomas Price, Champaign City, Champaign Co., Ill.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Paducah, Ky. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Lil... more

[Civil War envelope showing flying 34-star American flag with message "The Union, now and forever"]

[Civil War envelope showing flying 34-star American flag with message ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Tilden Upton, Flanders, N. Jersey; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Hartland, [Mic]h. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Fa... more

[Civil War envelope showing 34-star American flag]

[Civil War envelope showing 34-star American flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to William A. Boyce, Barre, Vermont; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photo... more

[Civil War envelope showing shaking hands in front of U.S. Constitution with weapon and American flag in back]

[Civil War envelope showing shaking hands in front of U.S. Constitutio...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Sarah A. Robison, Fairview, Erie County, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). 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

[Flag flying above an emcampment]

[Flag flying above an emcampment]

No. 137. Title devised by library staff. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Civil War envelope showing soldiers with sword and American flag]

[Civil War envelope showing soldiers with sword and American flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss E. J. Whittier, Skowhegan, Maine; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Portland. Notation on verso: May 14th, 1861. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[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 for Massachusetts Thirteenth Regiment Rifles showing Lady Justice dressed in an American flag pattern]

[Civil War envelope for Massachusetts Thirteenth Regiment Rifles showi...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Lydia H. Weymouth, No. Braintree, Mass.; postmarked Hancock, Dec.; bearing 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenqu... 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 Columbia with sword and American flag]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with sword and American flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. A. C. Kline, 824 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked New York. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenqui... 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

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with sword in front of painted backdrop showing weapons and American flag at Benton Barracks, Saint Louis, Missouri]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with sword in front of painted ...

Title devised by Library staff. Photographer's name attribution based on article: Ertzgaard, John. "The elusive photographer of Benton Barracks." Military images, 10.6 (1989): pp. 24-25. Frame: Berg, no. 7-18. ... more

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with message "The star spangled banner, the flag we fight under"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with message "The star spang...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Mary A. Davis, Hawleyville, Conn.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 1862. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[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 Columbia with American flag and sword]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with American flag and sword]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Sergeant James Reid, Company B, 79th Regiment, Washington, D.C., or elsewhere; postmarked; bears 3 cent and 1 cent stamps. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:... 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

[Unidentified soldier in Union cavalry uniform holding American flag]

[Unidentified soldier in Union cavalry uniform holding American flag]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; floral design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased f... more

Our rattlesnake flag

Our rattlesnake flag

Print shows a flag with a rattlesnake wrapped around two upright sticks forming a dollar sign. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 12, no. 306 (1861 September 28), p. 320.

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia and American flag with message "Columbia, Columbia, to glory arise"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia and American flag with message "C...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. George H. Waldron, South Vassalboro, Maine; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Oxford, November 5, 1861. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing American flag in sunburst with message "Our Union forever"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag in sunburst with message "Ou...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to William H. Anderson, New Britain, Connecticut, care of Philip Lee Esq.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Brooklyn, January 27. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-... more

Gen'l Dix "Shoot the first man that dares pull that flag down / E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm), 501 Broadway, N.Y.

Gen'l Dix "Shoot the first man that dares pull that flag down / E. & H...

Gen'l. John A. Dix, full-length portrait, standing, facing front. Gift; Mrs. Norman P. Mason; 1963 Oct. Title from item. Printed on verso: from photographic negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery. In alb... more

[Civil War envelope showing American flag flying high over a burning Fort Sumter with message "Remember Fort Sumter!"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag flying high over a burning F...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Ogden Griswold Esq., care Hastings & Griswold, Hartford, Conn.; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljen... more

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