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An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piseatagua [sic] River in yr. province of New Hampshire on the continent of America

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on P...

Drawing shows Fort William and Mary on the Piscataqua River with surrounding landscape and buildings in "the town of New Castle on the Great Island"; many features are identified by letter with corresponding ke... More

[Woman stands in the basket of a balloon holding flags]

[Woman stands in the basket of a balloon holding flags]

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

A view of the several flags which the following nations bear at sea ...

A view of the several flags which the following nations bear at sea .....

Print shows twenty flags of the major world powers. Illus. in: Bailey's Pocket Almanack for 1785 (Phila. 1784). Reference copy may be in LOT 4703. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Ca... More

The narrows near New York 1798 / JFP.

The narrows near New York 1798 / JFP.

Drawing shows view from aboard a ship of another ship passing through the Narrows, pine covered hills with buildings flying the Union Jack, and of the harbor and Stapleton in the background (possibly after a pr... More

The narrows near New York 1798 / JFP.

The narrows near New York 1798 / JFP.

Drawing shows view from aboard a ship of other ships off the Narrows, with buildings along the shore, and Union Jack flags (possibly after a pre-Revolution drawing). Title from item.

Bowle's universal display of the naval flags of all nations in the world

Bowle's universal display of the naval flags of all nations in the wor...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bowles.

A view of the flags

A view of the flags

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Laurie & Whittle.

National Flags

National Flags

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Lang & Cooper.

Adolphe Franconi standing on the back of a horse, facing leftt, legs spread, with right foot on the rump of the horse, holding flags in both hands close to his chest, during a circus performance MSR

Adolphe Franconi standing on the back of a horse, facing leftt, legs s...

Title devised by Library staff. Signed on stone with initials on lower right. Inscribed in ink on lower right: Hubbard Fund 2276H 2/2/66. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

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

Who'll have the specie

Who'll have the specie

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1837, by H.R. Robinson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, of the Southern District of New York. Printed & published by H.R. Robi... More

Gov. Morton's grand march

Gov. Morton's grand march

An allegorical design on the cover of a piano-music composition dedicated to the newly elected Democratic governor of Massachusetts, Marcus Morton. The illustration's central motif is based on the state seal, s... 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 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

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

Not a drum was heard nor a funeral note . . .

Not a drum was heard nor a funeral note . . .

The erosion of Democratic support for presidential hopeful Martin Van Buren is portrayed as the funeral of "the Kinderhook fox." The print was deposited for copyright on May 22, 1844, one week before the Democr... More

Texas coming in

Texas coming in

A pro-Democrat cartoon forecasting the collapse of Whig opposition to the annexation of Texas. James K. Polk, the expansionist candidate, stands at right near a bridge spanning "Salt River." He holds an America... More

The whale that swallowed Jonah

The whale that swallowed Jonah

An election-year cartoon satirizing disharmony within the Whig ranks on the bank issue. The artist suggests a division of opinion between New England's Daniel Webster and presidential nominee Henry Clay on the ... 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

Clay Frelinghuysen Markle Stewart

Clay Frelinghuysen Markle Stewart

Print shows a Whig campaign banner composed of a pattern of alternating red and white stripes reminiscent of the American flag. On each of the four white stripes appears the name of a Whig candidate for the 184... 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 maritime flags of all nations

The maritime flags of all nations

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. Category designation on... More

Gov. Seabrook's quick step

Gov. Seabrook's quick step

A sheet music cover illustrated with an allegorical vignette incorporating the arms of the state of South Carolina. The quickstep was composed by Geo. F. Cole for the Washington Light Infantry and dedicated by ... More

American liberty

American liberty

An illustrated sheet music cover for a patriotic song by Freeman Scott. The title appears on a striped shield with laurel and oak branches below and a flag, liberty pole and cap, spears, and bundled fasces (sym... 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

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

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing eagle perched above shield with American flags with a banner stating "The Union and Consitution" above and a scroll frame]

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing eagle per...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-51. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj

Young America polka

Young America polka

Sheet music cover for a polka by P. H. Vanderweide, "Dedicated to Capt. Ingraham." Capt. Duncan Nathaniel Ingraham became a popular hero when he interceded with the Turkish government on behalf of Hungarian fre... More

Halifax Nova Scotia town & shipping dressed with flags H.M. birthday 1853

Halifax Nova Scotia town & shipping dressed with flags H.M. birthday 1...

Sketch shows the waterfront of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, celebrating Queen Victoria's birthday. Flags are not visible. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.... 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

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

Sketch for the domestic blockade

Sketch for the domestic blockade

No publication information. Pen sketch "Christmas list for Santa Claus" on verso; not on digital file. (DLC/PP-1936:0065.25). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

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

[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

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

Civil War envelope showing Columbia with American flag and state seal of Wisconsin

Civil War envelope showing Columbia with American flag and state seal ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Charles H. Avery, care of L.C. Hyde, Beloit, Wisconsin ; postmarked Louisville, Ky., Dec. 2[5?] ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchase... More

Civil War envelope showing Columbia atop cannons surrounded by American flags and bayoneted rifles with message "Union"

Civil War envelope showing Columbia atop cannons surrounded by America...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. William P. Clark, Victoria, Knox Co., Ill., ; postmarked Smithland, Ky., April 18 ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing sailor standing on anchor and holding sword, rope, and American flag]

[Civil War envelope showing sailor standing on anchor and holding swor...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Julia A[?], Elk Creek, Erie Co. Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Old Point Comfort, Va., Mar. 10. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part ... More

[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 and cannon with message "Shoot the first man that attempts to pull down the American flag"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag and cannon with message "Sho...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. E. Cauffman, care Jacob Cauffman Esq., Philadelphia, Penn.; postmarked June 27, 186[?], Baltimore, Md.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-... 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 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

Mrs. Ridgley Brown

Mrs. Ridgley Brown

Photograph shows Mrs. Ridgley (or Ridgely?) Brown, possibly the wife of Lieutenant Colonel Ridgely Brown of Co. K, 1st Virginia Cavalry Regiment, and Co. A, 1st Maryland Cavalry Battalion, holding 11-star Confe... More

Civil War envelope showing Columbia floating above Fort Sumter

Civil War envelope showing Columbia floating above Fort Sumter

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. John Snow, esq., Aurora, Illinois, from George Snow Dec. 24; postmarked Jan. 2, 1863; Soldier's letter, endorsed by Rufus P. Pattison, Major 124th Regr. Ill. Vol... 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

Beauregard's march

Beauregard's march

Music cover illustrated with two Confederate flags.

5 to one ha

5 to one ha

Another show of Northern optimism in the early months of the Lincoln administration. Uncle Sam approaches from the left holding a bayonet, causing five Southern soldiers to flee in panic to the right. In their ... 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 Ohio]

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

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Wm. Scott, Eldersville, Washington Co., Penn.; postmarked Sep. 24; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

[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

Civil War envelope showing Continental Army soldier with sword and American flag, with message "Hail Columbia"

Civil War envelope showing Continental Army soldier with sword and Ame...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Jane Grace, Camden, Ohio ; postmarked Paducah, Ky., March 5, 1863 ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with American flag-draped stand in front of backdrop showing battlefield scene]

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with American flag-draped...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-46. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Jer... More

[Civil War envelope showing American flag and shield, with message "The dread of traitors"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag and shield, with message "Th...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. F.E. Hurd, Great Falls, N.H.; postmarked Portsmouth, N.H., May 13; bears 3 cent stamp. 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 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

Why dont you take it?

Why dont you take it?

In February 1861 Washington was alarmed by rumors that secessionists planned to seize the city and make it the capital of the Confederacy. The print may have been produced in that context, or during Lincoln's c... More

[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 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 Union soldier with flag and sword trampling the Confederate flag]

[Civil War envelope showing Union soldier with flag and sword tramplin...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Amos Hower, Mogadore, Summit Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation on recto: Cromwell [Indiana?], Apr. 8/62 Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). 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 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

[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 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

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

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 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 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

Reception of Col Wood--by the 14th Brooklyn Regt.--(after his return from Richmond) at Uptons Hill, Va.--Tuesday, p.m.

Reception of Col Wood--by the 14th Brooklyn Regt.--(after his return f...

Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.373) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[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 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 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

[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

The Goddess of Liberty

The Goddess of Liberty

Photograph shows a woman representing Columbia holding the U.S. flag. Title from another LC copy processed as LOT 14022, no. 62. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collecti... More

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with musket and American flag pointing his finger

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with musket and American flag po...

Title devised by Library staff. Frame: Berg, no. 7-19. 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 from: Ch... More

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with American flag draped over his shoulder and lap

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with American flag draped over h...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 2-9. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2017; (D073) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Pat Regis, F... More

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with American flag

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with American flag

Title devised by Library staff. Brace upon which soldier rests is visible. Case: Leather; geometric design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) More information about this collection is available at ... 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

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with eagle and laurel atop flagpole]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with eagle and laurel atop f...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Eli Whitney, New Haven, Conn.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Ansonia, Ct. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Coll... More

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 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

The flag of Fort Sumter

The flag of Fort Sumter

Copyright by S.T. McDougall.

[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 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 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 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

[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

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 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

[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 angel holding American flag watching over sleeping children with broken doll on floor; also two boys sparring, one with Union flag and the other with Confederate flag; with messages "As it is," "God watches over them," and "As it will be"]

[Civil War envelope showing angel holding American flag watching over ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. William Field, Richwood, Union Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with bundle of wheat pointing to Union flag and floating above a globe]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with bundle of wheat pointing to ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Frederick Kemp [?], Rome, Oneida Co., N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Jan. 4. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

Jeff Davis on the right platform, or the last "act of secession"

Jeff Davis on the right platform, or the last "act of secession"

A caricature of Jefferson Davis, probably issued not long after the bombardment of Fort Sumter, but certainly postdating his February 1861 election as president of the Confederacy. Davis is shown standing on a ... 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 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 flag

Civil War envelope showing American flag

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. T.C. Smith, Carver's Harbor, Maine; steamship cancel from the U.S. Bark Ethan Allen. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem