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Lady Liberty appearing over Fort Sumter with a sword, the scales of justice, and a liberty cap.
Lady Liberty over Fort Sumter
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.) -- Siege, 1861
The battle at Fort Sumter (April 12-13, 1861) was the first major conflict of the Civil War. The liberty cap was also used as a symbol for abolition.
Printed envelope, 3 x 5.5 inches, Alfred S. Lippman Collection of Civil War postal covers, Manuscripts Collection 993, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. Louisiana Research Collection.
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