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President - Abraham Lincoln. Vice-President - Andrew Johnson.
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. Dual oval portraits of Lincoln and Johnson with flags and an eagle atop them. Yellow envelope with black ink. Image on left side, motto across top. Printed to right of image: 'The Union to be maintained at all hazards. / Paramount authority of the Constitution and Laws. / Suppression of the rebellion by force of arms. / Unconditional surrender the only terms.'
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875Presidents--United States--PortraitsVice-Presidents--United StatesFlags--United StatesEagles
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Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 - April 15, 1865) was the sixteenth President of the United States. As Commander in Chief of the United States, he led the Union during the Civil War. On April 15, he was shot in the back of the head at Ford's Theater by John Wilkes Booth. Lincoln died shortly thereafter. Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808 - July 31, 1875) was the 17th President of the United States, and ascended to the office during his Vice-Presidency under Abraham Lincoln.