TYPE: Documents (Loose)
DIMENSIONS: 3 x 5-1/4 inches
COMPONENTS: covers; printers slug affixed to the lower part of the envelope;
CONDITION: Front of the cover only, lacking the back with flap; some signs of removal from an album on the reverse.
NOTES: A rare cover, only one whole example of this cover exists.
ITEM ID: 2453

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Civil War Confederate Covers

Decade: 1860s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)
Notes: circa 1863-1864

Propaganda Confederate Covers from the American Civil War: “C.S.A. Our Throne. Cotton defeated Packenham (sic) and cotton will defeat ‘Ape Lincoln.'” The statement, “Cotton defeated Packenham” (sic) refers to the battle of New Orleans 1815, when Andrew Jackson trounced British general Edward Pakenham. From the Gordon Bleuler Collection of Civil War covers.