Detail View: Civil War Postal Covers : Liberty now and forever!

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Liberty now and forever!
King and Baird
Postal covers
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
A postal cover showing a bald eagle perched on top of a drum and surrounded by a cannon, eight flags, four rifles, munitions and an olive branch; the Union flag is draped over the drum. "Let your motto be 'Liberty now and forever!' Your trust be in God, in truth and the right; Come back to us victors, or come to us never! On, brothers on! for freedom and right." is printed below the image. An impring at the foot: "King and Baird, Prs. Sanson St, Philada."
Printed envelope, 3 x 5.5 inches
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