Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 - May 29, 1866) served as a General in the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and the American Civil War on the Union side. A member of the Whig party, he ran an unsuccessful campaign for as the Whig nominee for President of the United States in 1852. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (May 28, 1818 - February 20, 1893) was a General in the Confederate Army. He took an active role in the Western Theater of the war. John Buchanan Floyd (June 1, 1806 - August 26, 1863) was the 31st Governor of Virginia, and later the United States Secretary of War. He seceded from the Union and became a Brigadier General in the Confederate Army. William Henry Seward (May 16, 1801 - October 10, 1872) was the 12th Governor of New York, a U.S. Senator from New York, and the 24th Secretary of State, serving in that post during the American Civil War. An assassination attempt was made on Seward on the same night as Abraham Lincon was assassinated, both attempts having been part of the same plot. 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 therafter. Jefferson Davis (June 3, 1808 - December 6, 1889) was the first and only President of the Confederate States of America. He led the Confederate army and navy during the American Civil War. Braxton Bragg (March 22, 1817 - September 27, 1876) was a career soldier. He served the United States Army, then seceded to the Confederate States of America at the start of the American Civil War. There, he became a General and commanded the Confederate forces in the Western Theater of the war. Robert Barnwell Rhett, Sr. (December 21, 1800 - September 14, 1876) was Deputy to the Provisional Confederate Congress from South Carolina. Prior to the war, he served as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from St. Bartholomew's Parish, Attorney General of South Carolina, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina's 2nd and 7th congressional districts, and a United States Senator from South Carolina. Simon Cameron (March 8, 1799 - June 26, 1889) was a (non-consecutive) multi-term U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. During the American Civil War, Cameron was one of Abraham Lincoln's Secretaries of War. About the Creator: D. Murphy's Son first appears in the Trow's New York City Directory of 1847. The business last appears in Trow's New York City Directory of 1900-1901. Among other items, D. Murphy's Son printed shelf and wall clock labels. Beneath the image is printed 'RICHARDSON N. Y.' which is likely the name of the engraver or lithographer who created the original image that appears on this envelope. There are numerous artists named Richardson who lived and worked in New York City during the Civil War.