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'Strike home! and the world shall revere us, As heroes descended from heroes.'
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. Appears to be the top of a fort, with an American flag, guns, cannons, bombs and bayonets all present, with a banner with '1861' on it. White envelope with red and blue ink. Image on left side. Printed below image: 'Strike home! and the world shall revere us, / As heroes descended from heroes.'
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