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Jefferson Davis blowing soap bubbles with the initials of Southern states, while General Winfield Scott bursts the bubbles with his sword. Caption: "The bursting of the secession bubbles." Creator unknown.
The Bursting of the Secession Bubbles
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866
Winfield Scott was the Commanding General of the United States Army at the beginning of the Civil War. He resigned in 1861 and was replaced by General George McClellan.
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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