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Civil War postal covers

Civil War postal covers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Civil War postal covers
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: circa 1861-1865
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms4523
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

119 unused Civil War-era patriotic postal covers (envelopes) with illustrations. Images include Union officers; several generals including McClellan, Fremont, and Rosecrans; regimental leaders Edward Dickinson Baker, Commodore Silas H. Stingham, Lt. John T. Greble, Gen. Wool, Col. E.D. Baker, and Col. H.E. Paine; Fort Sumter, Camp Dennison, Battle Monument in Balitmore, Benton Barracks, and bird's-eye view of Baltimore; iconography including the flag, eagles, and Columbia; Jefferson Davis; and others.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Civil War postal covers, ms4523, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Envelopes (Stationery)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Postal covers, circa 1861-1865