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Scene in the corridor, outside the Japanese apartments at Willards showing one of the princes the use of the microscope and stereoscope

Scene in the corridor, outside the Japanese apartments at Willards sho...

Title inscribed above image. Inscribed (as part of title): Make the lady in the center very fine as she is intended for the prettiest girl in the house. Miss Morgan. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.60... more

[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 a soldier waving goodbye to people on a porch with message "Soldier's farewell" and verses from a song]

[Civil War envelope showing a soldier waving goodbye to people on a po...

Title devised by Library staff. Verses from song A Soldier's Tear by Thomas Haynes Bayly: Upon the hill he turned, to take a last fond look; At the valley, and the village church, and the cottage by the brook. ... more

[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 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 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 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 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 United States Signal Corps insignia]

[Civil War envelope showing United States Signal Corps insignia]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Mary Guthrie, New Rumley, Harrison Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp; illegible postmark. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

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 woman nursing soldier with message "Lovely woman. We will take care of the brave soldiers who have fought our battles"

Civil War envelope showing woman nursing soldier with message "Lovely ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. F. Behymer, Shelbyville, Illinois ; postmarked Richmond, Kentucky ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchased from: Amberman Postal H... 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 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

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

[Civil War envelope with message "Soldier's letter" from Cuyler U.S. Army Hospital, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, signed by L. Ward Smith, Hospital Chaplain]

[Civil War envelope with message "Soldier's letter" from Cuyler U.S. A...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Anna Meyer, Ragersville, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio; postmarked Sep. 14, Philadelphia, Pa.; no stamp. Notation on recto: Am [?] 6; notation on verso: Frederick Meyer,... more

Civil War envelope showing angel holding banner with message "The Union now, henceforth, for ever, amen"

Civil War envelope showing angel holding banner with message "The Unio...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Hannah Turner, Collinsville, Ills.; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp." Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

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 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 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 Confederate stars and bars flag flying over tent

Civil War envelope showing Confederate stars and bars flag flying over...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Sallie Bagby, Covington, Georgia; postmarked Portsmouth, Virginia Aug. 27, 1861; hand-written paid. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchased from: John ... more

[Civil War envelope showing two soldiers in combat with message "Right nerves the arm of loyalty"]

[Civil War envelope showing two soldiers in combat with message "Right...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Mary Jacobs, Locks Mills, Oxford County, Maine; postmarked Port Royal, S.C., Jun. 24; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing star design and handshake with message "Union forever. Separation never"]

[Civil War envelope showing star design and handshake with message "Un...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Nathaniel G. Curhiny, North Scituate, Massachusetts; barely legible postmark. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[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 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 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 bust of Columbia encircled with laurel branches bearing message "Dedicated to the gallant defenders of our National Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing bust of Columbia encircled with laurel bra...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Emil Fourgerel, No. 16 East Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio; postmarked Newport, R.I., May 23; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105).... more

[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 shield with message "Shield of liberty"]

[Civil War envelope showing shield with message "Shield of liberty"]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Jas. H. Luther, Crown Point, Lake County, Indiana; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collecti... 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

[Civil War envelope for Company G, Stoneham Rifles, Massachusetts Volunteers 13th Regiment showing Massachusetts state seal]

[Civil War envelope for Company G, Stoneham Rifles, Massachusetts Volu...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. William Clark, Dery [i.e. Derry?], N.H.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Washington, Apr. 22, 1862. Annotation on verso: Geo. P. Boyce, Apr. 20, '62. Gift; Tom Li... more

Civil War envelope showing Continental Army soldier with sword and American flag

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

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Joseph A. Houston, Washington, D.C., Fourth Vt. Regiment, Co. H ; postmarked East [...], Feb. 18 ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Pur... more

[Civil War envelope showing shields with message "The Union, [no]w and forever, one and indivisible!"]

[Civil War envelope showing shields with message "The Union, [no]w and...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Adaline Clark, Pittsfield, Lorain Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Ill. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Fami... more

Civil War envelope showing Columbia with dagger and shield

Civil War envelope showing Columbia with dagger and shield

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Wm. Lewis P.M., Lexington, Ohio ; postmarked Ca[...]ton, O., Dec. 27 ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

[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

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

Civil War envelope showing Colonel Elmer Ellsworth with raised sword standing on Confederate stars and bars flag in front of American flag with message "Remember Ellsworth!"

Civil War envelope showing Colonel Elmer Ellsworth with raised sword s...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Jonathan R. Ayer Esq., 2nd Lieut. Co. H, 24 Reg. N.Y.V., Washington, D.C.; postmarked Mannsville, N.Y. Sep. 17; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (... 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 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 Columbia, eagle, shield, state seal of New York, and banner with message "New York loyal to the Union"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia, eagle, shield, state seal of New...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Caleb Lyon, Rossville, Staten Island, N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Washington, D.C., February 27. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) 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 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 Union soldier with bayoneted musket and bedroll at military camp and state seal of Connecticut

Civil War envelope showing Union soldier with bayoneted musket and bed...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Lydia Harris, care of H. Champlain, New London, Connecticut ; postmarked New Orleans, La., Jan. 17, 186[3?] ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018... more

[Civil War envelope showing two American flags tied with a ribbon]

[Civil War envelope showing two American flags tied with a ribbon]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. George B. Hale, Clinton S[t.?], New Jersey; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Washington, D.C. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljen... 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

[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 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 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

[Western Union telegraph envelope]

[Western Union telegraph envelope]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Wm. E. Ingle, Farmen H. Fiers[?], Drop in P.O. off[...]; bears 1 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

[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 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 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

[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

[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 Columbia and Union sailor with American flag bearing message "For the Union" and state seal of Massachusetts

Civil War envelope showing Columbia and Union sailor with American fla...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Nathaniel Warren, Middleboro, Mass. ; postmarked Washington, Oct. 25 ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) 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 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

[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

The Song [...]he war / Homer, del.

The Song [...]he war / Homer, del.

Composite of seven views of Civil War life, related to song titles, showing soldiers marching, drinking and fighting in camp, woman at home, and black man seated on barrel labeled "contraband". Illus. in: Harpe... 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 Patriot labeled "Secured" holding the Constitution and Zouave soldier labeled "Defended," with message "The Union forever"]

[Civil War envelope showing Patriot labeled "Secured" holding the Cons...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. W. L. Hinch, New Haven, Ills.; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation on verso: Ausee[?], Nov. 15th, 1861. 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 Confederate stars and bars flag

Civil War envelope showing Confederate stars and bars flag

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Mary E. Whitehead, Scotland Neck, N.Ca.; postmarked Enfield, N.C. Jul. 6; stamped paid. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchased from: John L. Kimbrough... 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 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]

[Civil war envelope]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Rev. J. A. Brown, Reading, Penn.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Gettysburg, Pa. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

Civil War envelope showing American flag overlaid with state seal of Iowa

Civil War envelope showing American flag overlaid with state seal of I...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Susan Benedict, Ononwa P.O., Louisa Co., Iowa ; postmarked California, Mo.[?] Jan. 14, 1862 ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

Civil War envelope folded from printed form to Mrs. Daniel N. Speer

Civil War envelope folded from printed form to Mrs. Daniel N. Speer

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Daniel N. Speer, LaGrange, Troup Co., Ga.; postmarked Augusta, Ga. Sep. 13; stamped 10. Form printed by John M. Cooper & Co. shows woodcut of sailing ship. Depo... more

[Civil War envelope showing soldier with woman in stars and stripes dress, with message "The girl I left behind me" and verse from song]

[Civil War envelope showing soldier with woman in stars and stripes dr...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. G.C. Merrifield, Mishamaka, Ind.; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation on recto: Bremen, Ind., Nov. 21, 1863. Verse from song A Soldier's Tear by Thomas Haynes Bayly: He... more

Civil War envelope showing Columbia standing atop cannon and holding American flag with sailing ship in the distance

Civil War envelope showing Columbia standing atop cannon and holding A...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Henretta Rhoad, Troy, Maine ; postmarked Washington, D.C., 1862 ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

[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 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

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 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 Confederate stars and bars flag over cannon with patriotic verse

Civil War envelope showing Confederate stars and bars flag over cannon...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Mary C. Roberts, Yanceyville, N.C. to the care of Mr. Elijah Roberts; postmarked Richmond; Bears 10 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchased... more

Civil War envelope showing Confederate dragoon on horseback with patriotic verse

Civil War envelope showing Confederate dragoon on horseback with patri...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Vic. Pearson, Youngville, Ala.; postmarked Jun. 2; bears two 5 cent stamps. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchased from: Patricia A. Kaufman, Lincoln,... 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

[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 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 Continental Army soldier with sword, cannon, drum, and American flag

Civil War envelope showing Continental Army soldier with sword, cannon...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. T.R. King, Westerville, Franklin Co., Ohio ; postmarked Kanawha C.H., Va., Feb. 12 ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with Rhode Island state seal, with message "Loyal to the Union. State of Rhode Island"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with Rhode Island state seal, wit...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to C.F. Young, Esq., Honesdale, Wayne Co., Penn. 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. 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 printed Confederate States of America, Office of Orders and Detail, Navy Department

Civil War envelope printed Confederate States of America, Office of Or...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Asst. Paymaster John H. Wheliss, C.S.N., Griffin, Ga.; postmarked Richmond, Va.; bears 10 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

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 soldier standing in front of American flag, tents, and U.S. Capitol with message "United, we stand; divided, we fail"

Civil War envelope showing soldier standing in front of American flag,...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Arthur E. Whitney, care S.D. Whitney, Pittsfield, Lorain Co., Ohio ; postmarked Cleveland, Ohio, June 1862 ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D07... more

[Civil War envelope showing hand holding envelope with the message "Soldier's letter"]

[Civil War envelope showing hand holding envelope with the message "So...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Ann M. Kendall, Leominster, Mass.; postmarked Washington, D.C.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist F... more

Civil War envelope showing General Nathaniel Lyon on horseback with message "Killed at the battle of Springfield, Mo., August 10th, 1861, while in the act of waving his hat, and cheering his men on to victory"

Civil War envelope showing General Nathaniel Lyon on horseback with me...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Caroline S. Bartman, Somerset, Perry Co., Ohio, from L.C. Sawyer, comdg. 5th Ohio Battery; postmarked Illinois; soldier's letter. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018... more