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Shield with the words Old secession above it. Caption: "Not according to Hoyle." Creator unknown.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
The seven stars and the three stripes of the shield are likely a reference to the first flag of the Confederate States, which was used only briefly in 1861.
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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