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Patriotic envelopes of the Civil War

Steven R. Boyd

Patriotic envelopes of the Civil War

the iconography of Union and Confederate covers

by Steven R. Boyd

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Covers (Philately) -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Covers (Philately) -- Confederate States of America -- History,
  • Symbolism in politics -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Symbolism in politics -- Confederate States of America -- History,
  • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Popular culture -- Confederate States of America -- History,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Postal service,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSteven R. Boyd.
    GenrePictorial works
    SeriesConflicting worlds : new dimensions of the American Civil War
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE6184.C65 B69 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24040284M
    ISBN 109780807136850
    LC Control Number2010002755
    OCLC/WorldCa502675537


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Dr. Steven R. Boyd - a history professor at the University of Texas San Antonio - has written a book, Patriotic Envelopes of the Civil War: The Iconography of Union and Confederate Covers (LSU Press, ) - to help modern audiences make sense of the images/5(6).

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I wasn't able to read anything on the others so I don't know if all of them represent civil war envelopes. There are quite a few digital libraries with images out there.

Here is a Collectors Weekly article, by James Brush Hatcher, about patriotic envelopes. It even mentions the Lincoln envelope above. Civil War Patriotic Cover/Envelope - Unused cover in very fine, clean condition.

Cream colored envelope with likeness of General B. Butler. Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, – Janu ) was a lawyer, politician, and soldier.

Hard cover page all color 8½x11 book “Confederate Patriotic Stationery”. by James W. Milgram and John L. Kimbrough. This is a complete listing of all known Confederate designs used on stationery, both covers and date: 7 Civil War Envelopes, by Catherine S. Overton, in Antiques Magazine, June and Checklist of Uncataloged Envelopes Bearing Patriotic Designs of Southern Senti-ment, by George N.

Malpass, in the Stamp Specialist, Chartreuse, Civil War Patriotic Cover/Envelope - Cover in fine, clean condition. Cream colored envelope with drum. During the Civil War, private printers in both the North and South produced a vast array of envelopes featuring iconography designed to promote each side’s war effort.

There are a total of nine boxes, that include approximately 4, envelopes, as well as a notebook of cut-outs from other Civil War envelopes, and a Union and Pacific Album Illustrated Envelope Holder, published in Boston in   I went to a lecture the other night by Dr.

Steven Boyd. He is a PhD of history in San Antonio. He has written a book on the numerous patriotic envelopes printed during the war. The link to his site is below and he has all the images from his book on the site.

I can make some money,’” said Steven Boyd, UTSA history professor and author of Patriotic Envelopes of the Civil War: The Iconography of Union and Confederate Covers (Louisiana State University Press). A “cover,” in stamp-collecting terms, is simply the envelope or packet on which a stamp is affixed.

Patriotic Stationery. One of the distinct types of writing paper that I have looked is patriotic stationery. The patriotic stationery comes with literally hundreds of different patriotic cartoons.

This stationery also had matching envelopes. The stationery I have seen is. [Civil War envelope showing soldier holding 51st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment flag with message "The star-flowering banner must never be furled, for its blossoms of light are the hope of the world"] 1 print on envelope.

Contributor: Wills, M. (Morgan Reese). [Civil War envelope showing eagle and American flags atop an arch listing Union states with Pennsylvania in the keystone and bearing the message "One nationOne government."] 1 print on envelope.

Date: Two early-war Confederate letters on patriotic stationery - great examples of the South's patriotic spirit. In as the various Southern states seceded they showed their patriotic spirit by using colorful envelopes and letter sheets. The two in this group represent Tennessee and Georgia.

COLLECTION OF TWENTY-TWO PRO-UNION CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC POSTAL COVERS, ALL WITH CARICATURES OF PEOPLE. [v.p. All uncanceled, generally 3" x /2". Occasional light wear, occasional small spot. A few have glue remnants on flaps from having been mounted; most do not. Overall, Very Good. Ken Burns Signed Book Cover The Civil War.

20 hrs Left. $ US Army Regulations Civil War Union Soldier. Aug $ 4 bids. 1ed US Army Regulations Civil War Union Soldier. Civil War Patriotic Envelopes Covers. See Sold Price.

Sold. CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC POLITICAL POSTAL ENVELOPES. See Sold Price. Sold. During the Civil War, o different patriotic envelopes were published, most of them pro-Union. More than known printers in 39 cities created them, and some northern printers even made.

Steven R. Boyd is the author of Patriotic Envelopes of the Civil War ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Whiskey Rebellion ( avg /5(9). The letters are from a collection of letters written by a Pennsylvania family writing to each other during the war.

Stationary and envelopes during the Civil War period were beautiful. They typically featured patriotic messages, imagery and political cartoons. It was not uncommon for envelopes to be as decorative as the stationary.

Patriotic Envelopes of the Civil War: The Iconography of Union and Confederate Covers (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War) eBook: Boyd, Steven R.: : Kindle StoreReviews: 5.

About three years ago, my cousin, Jim Reed asked if I’d like to see a scrapbook that had been kept by a civil war ancestor of his. What I got was an incredible collection of original correspondence, photographs, souvenirs, and, most of all, patriotic envelopes from the secession crisis and the first year of the war.

Patriotic Envelopes of the Civil War: The Iconography of Union and Confederate Covers (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War) (English Edition) eBook: Boyd, Steven R.: : Kindle-Shop.

I drew on Steven R. Boyd’s book, Patriotic Envelopes of the Civil War: The Iconography of Union and Confederate Covers (LSU Press, ). This accessible book shows how envelope-sized illustrations succinctly and forcefully expressed political themes and attitudes during the Civil War.

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See more ideas about patriotic, civil war, war pins. This article discusses the historical significance of patriotic envelopes during the Civil War, describing the various pictures and slogans used and the messages represented from both sides.

It originally appeared in the May issue of American Collector magazine, a publication which ran from and served antique collectors and dealers.

The envelopes that carried wartime correspondence were often elaborately decorated. Some carried likenesses of a soldier's favorite general, others a patriotic scene or slogan.

Some were humorous, others satiric. Below is a small sampling of the colorful patriotic covers that saw service during the Civil War years. Compiled by Laura June Davis. American Shield & Flags "e Pluribus Unum" Civil War Era Union Patriotic Envelope: $ This is one of the many patriotic envelopes that were produced by the Union during the Civil War.

This one is captioned "E Pluribus Unum." It shows an American shield flanked by US Flags. It is 5 & 1/2" by 3 & 1/4" with a bit of age darkening but no other damage. "Patriotic" envelope.

During the Civil War, envelopes illustrated with symbols showing the sender's patriotism were popular. This envelope, printed in New York, displays an anti-Confederate message: a devil figure has seized the Florida seal, while an angel of the Union prays for the state.

(Collections of the Museum of Florida History). Boyd, Steven R. Patriotic Envelopes of the Civil War: the iconography of Union and Confederate covers ISBN ; Boyd, Steven R., "The Medium is the Message: Union Civil War Patriotic Envelopes and their Impact, –" Winton M. Blount Symposium on Postal History, November 3–4, Group Of + Civil War Patriotic Envelopes.

Over unused envelopes unfortunately with the corner areas all glued to home-made album pages, still a nice group with very few duplications if any depicting a wide range of subject matters contemporary to the period, many are multicolored, must be viewed to be appreciated.

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