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Goose Effigy Mound at Black Hawk Country Club

Date: 1919
Description: A goose effigy mound outlined with lime, on the grounds of the Black Hawk Country Club. The folded wings are characteristic of goose effigies in the area o...
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End of Secession

Date: 1860
Description: Piece of rope with one end tied in the form of a noose, depicting a skull. Caption below reads: "End of Secession." Blue ink, illustration on right side of...
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The Pirate Flag

Date: 1860
Description: Confederate flag with the words: "The Pirate Flag" and 8 stars in the blue section, and "Jeff. Davis" and "A.H. Stephens" on the red bars. Cream envelope w...
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A Pretty Good Choke, (Joke,) on J.D.

Date: 1860
Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a scarf held by the hand of Abraham Lincoln. Caption reads: "A Pretty Good Choke, (Joke,) on J.D. Verdict, — served him right."...
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Secession is Nearly Played Out

Date: 1860
Description: The Devil running, holding a pitchfork that is flying the Confederate flag in one hand, and a bottle in the other hand. Cotton and Bonds are tucked into hi...
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Whole Or None

Date: 1860
Description: A pig with a small saddle on his back. A Union flag is set in the middle of the saddle. On the side of the pig is the text: "WHOLE OR NONE." Blue and red i...
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Proposed Improvement in Washington

Date: 1860
Description: View of Washington, D.C. with gallows in foreground. Ten empty nooses are hanging from the gallows. Capitol buildings are in the background with a Union fl...
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The First Secessionist

Date: 1861
Description: An illustration of the Devil holding a pitchfork. The words: "THE DEVIL" are on his chest. Caption below reads: "THE FIRST SECESSIONIST." Black ink on beig...
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Let Me Alone

Date: 1860
Description: A charging elephant tossing Jefferson Davis and a dog into the air. Davis is holding a tattered Confederate flag. The elephant is labeled: "UNCLE SAM," and...
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This Flag Shall Wave Over Sumpter

Date: 1860
Description: Patriotic illustration of a sailor holding the Union flag in his left hand, and a sword in his right hand. His left foot is resting on an anchor. The capti...
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Onward To Victory

Date: 1860
Description: Miss Columbia standing on a globe of the world. She is wearing a stars and stripes dress and has a sword over her right shoulder. She is pointing forward w...
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Sons of Erin

Date: 1860
Description: Portrait of Michael Corcoran. Caption below reads, "SONS OF ERIN!-Let the watchword be CORCORAN! RESCUED IF LIVING, AVENGED IF DEAD!" Black ink on beige en...
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The Rebel States, Texas

Date: 1860
Description: The devil holds the Texas state seal and a Confederate flag. "THE REBEL STATES" and "TEXAS" appear within the illustration. Blue ink on beige envelope, ima...
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Love One Another, Eagle with Shield and Banner

Date: 1860
Description: An eagle flies above a shield decorated with the stars and stripes. The eagle grasps a banner in its beak that reads, "LOVE ONE ANOTHER." Red stars with th...
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What God Has Joined Let No Man Put Asunder

Date: 1860
Description: An American Eagle holding a banner that says "PLURIBUS UNUM" hovers over a globe of the Earth showing the United States. The bottom half of the globe is hi...
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Virginia in 1776, Virginia in 1861

Date: 1860
Description: Two images of the "family" of Virginia. Above depicts a happy, prosperous "family" at the Declaration of Independence in 1776. A banner with the stars and...
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Union Flags and Shield

Date: 1860
Description: Union envelope. At the top two flags face each other with a shield in the center on a blue background with white stars. A blue border with white stars fram...
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Our Cause is Just, Fight On, Remember Ellsworth.

Date: 1860
Description: Two Union soldiers and a Zouave raise their weapons and wave a Union flag. They are standing on dead Confederate soldiers and the Confederate flag. A man...
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The Devil Seated On a Bale of Cotton

Date: 1860
Description: The Devil sits on a bale labeled "COTTON." "No. 1" appears in the upper left corner.
To the right is a verse that reads:
"The Devil he sat with his c...
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McClellan, the Napoleon of America

Date: 1860
Description: Union General George McClellan seated on a rearing horse. His saber is drawn and held over his head. A military camp appears in the background. Black ink o...

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