Liberty or Death
Illustrated Civil War envelopes with patriotic symbols, slogans and cartoons, mostly Northern, including a few Southern ones.
Rattlesnake labeled Secession" is in the foreground with an arrow through its neck. The federal shield appears behind the rattlesnake. It is protecting the Constitution and the Holy Bible, both of which are behind the shield. Four arrows and a liberty cap and pole appear at the top of the shield. The banner "Liberty or Death" appears above the federal shield. The phrase "J.M. Whittemore & Co., Boston." appears below the image."
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