Fort Adams (Newport, R.I.) -- Correspondence -- Records
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
U.S. Civil War Collection
Identifier: MSS-260 -BC
Scope and Content This collection combines three collections of Civil War material. The material dates from 1858 to 1926. Virginia Langham Olmsted donated the original collection of 98 patriotic envelopes to the University of New Mexico in 1975. These patriotic envelopes depict Civil War cartoons from a Union viewpoint. Included in this group is an envelope decorated with a popular caricature of the early war period drawn in 1860 by Frank Beard, called "Why Don't You Take It?" The drawing is General Winfield...