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Let Union be your watchword my brave soldiers.
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
Magee, James, -1867?
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. Woman pointing to the word 'Union,' as she looks toward a ship at sea. White envelope with blue ink. Image on left. Printed below image: 'Let UNION be your watchward my brave Soldiers.' Printed vertically at left of image: 'Magee, 316 Chestnut St., Phila.'
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About the Creator: Magee was likely James Magee, a seller of stationery and envelopes at 316 Chestnut Street, and living at 750 Florida Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the American Civil War.