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The war for the union.
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
Reagles & Co.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. Seal showing dead eagle on American shield, 'pluribus unum' above and with flags and shield below. Image on left. White envelope with brown ink covering most of recto. Printed on banner at top of image: 'United States of America.' Printed at right of image: 'THE WAR / FOR THE UNION.'
EaglesFlags--United StatesEscutcheons (Heraldry)
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About the Creator: About the Creator: Reagles & Co. operated at 1 Chambers Street in New York City during the American Civil War. Reagles & Co. manufactured this envelope, and also might have been the copyright holder of the image that appears on this envelope.