The Jumping Man
Illustrated Civil War envelopes with patriotic symbols, slogans and cartoons, mostly Northern, including a few Southern ones.
The first image is of a man with a sword jumping at a line of Union infantry who have bayonets pointed at him. The caption There was a man in our town, And he was wonderous wise, He jumped into a bramble-bush, And scratched out both his eyes." appears below the image. The second image is of the same man, now swordless and ragged, jumping at a line of devils who have pitchforks pointed at him. The caption "Now when he saw his eyes were out, With all his might and main, He jumped into a another bush, And scratched them in again." appears below the image. The phrase "Eamuel C. Upham, 310 Chestnut Street"."
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865; Covers (Philately) -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Envelopes (Stationary); Cachets (Philately); Patriotism -- United States; Flag; United States Civil War; US Civil War; Patriotic envelopes; Union flag; Pitchforks; Devils; Fire; Sword; Eamuel C.Upham; Soldiers;
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