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A large hand with the name Scott written on it reaches down to pat a small man identified as Jeff Davis. Creator unknown.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866
General Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 - May 29, 1866) was the Commanding General of the United States Army at the beginning of the Civil War.
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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