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The catalog of Union Civil War patriotic covers

William R. Weiss

The catalog of Union Civil War patriotic covers

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Published by W.R. Weiss, Jr.] in [Bethlehem, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Covers (Philately) -- United States -- History -- Catalogs.,
    • Postmarks -- United States -- History -- Catalogs.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- On postage stamps -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William R. Weiss, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6184.C65 W45 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination839 p. :
      Number of Pages839
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL861039M
      LC Control Number95143966

      [Civil War envelope showing drummer boy in front of American flag] - United States--History--Civil War, Social aspects Headings Correspondence no cover Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).   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. The collection was assembled by Hiram Roosa of Kingston, NY, who served during the war as the corresponding secretary of the New York Military Association.


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Grant, Benjamin F. Butler, George B. McClellan, and Ambrose Burnside. 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.

Many of these "covers" featured depictions of soldiers, prominent political leaders, Union or Confederate flags, Miss Liberty, Martha Washington, or even runaway slaves -- at least fifteen thousand pro-Union and two hundred Reviews: 1. Confederate Patriotic Covers, Including a Check List of All Known Designs by Van Dyk MacBride.original edition, 64 pages, card, $, soldreprint, 64 pages, card, limited stock, $, sold The Catalog of Union Civil War Patriotic Covers by William R.

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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.

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I am the Author of “Union Civil War Patriotic Covers” and some of the information about Civil War Patriotic material on this site comes from my book. If you wish to contact me at my email address ([email protected]), I will try to help you.

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In the item description was a reference to a book, The Catalog of Union Civil War Patriotic Covers, by William R.

Weiss Jr., which is a comprehensive listing of thousands of these envelopes. So I looked up the book on WorldCat, placed a request through ILL, and a few weeks later had it in my hands. The Catalog of Union Civil War Patriotic Covers by William R. Weiss Jr.

The first comprehensive work since the Walcott Catalog in and is most welcome, Robert Grant's work in the 's never progressed beyond the first volume. A large volume that tips the scale at 7 lbs, the illustrations are surprisingly well done. Civil War Union Patriotic Cover Envelope Unposted 34 Star US Flag: Details» Buy Now for $» Buy: $ Ships: Free: $ 15 hrs 16 mins: Item Condition.

At least two catalogs on the subject exist, see: William R. Weiss, The Catalog of Union Civil War Patriotic Covers (); George Walcott, The George Walcott Collection of Used Civil War Patriotic Covers.

See also: Steven R. Boyd, Patriotic Envelopes of the Civil War (). Book. Civil War patriotics are highly prized not only by cover collectors but also by Civil War memorabilia collectors.

A litany of other wars followed the Civil War, with covers devoted to patriotic themes produced for each. A patriotic cover from the Spanish-American War with its "Remember the Maine" slogan is shown in Figure 2. Civil War Prisons and Their Covers, by Earl Antrim; Prisoners' Mail from the American Civil War, by Galen D.

Harrison. Union and Confederate Civil War covers from prisoners of war in 83 Union and 58 Confederate Prisons, compiled from a total over 2, covers. The Handbook of Civil War Patriotic Envelopes and Postal History, Grant, 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. Jun 3, - 's Civil War Patriotic Cover Used Pdf Forever Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.Civil War Patriotic Covers A collection of over patriotic covers, nearly all featuring the US or CS flag.

The wide variety of star patterns you see on these covers reflect the diversity of real flag designs used in the 's - they are not fantasy : I can make some money,’” ebook 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.