Civil War Soldier / Civil War Patriotic Cover Maryland May 25 1861 3-page 1st ed
Civil War Patriotic Cover Maryland May 25, 1861. 3-page letter with drawn flag. Author: [Civil War Soldier] Title: Civil War Patriotic Cover Maryland May 25, 1861. 3-page letter with drawn flag Publication: Brick Meeting House: Union Soldier Edition: First Edition. Description: An Original Patriotic Union Cover and its enclosed three-page letter written on a single page of paper folded once to make four (4) pages with both the letter and the envelope showing the pair to have been sent from the "Brick Meeting House", with the letter having a date of May 25? And addressed to the writing soldier's cousin. The letter's author has drawn an American Flag on the upper left corner of his letter. In his letter, the soldier tells that times have been "very dull", that he hopes that things will get better, and discussing a recent wedding of which he had heard and asking his cousin to write to him. He then mentions the flag he has drawn on his letter, tells not to be frightened by it, and states that he felt that he should have one on it, and stated that: It is a strong union place down here. The letter and envelope are in Very Good condition with the envlope remaining sealed at the back but cut open on the leading edge and hositing a three-cent stamp depicting George Washington. Subject: Civil War, Military, Original Art, War. We maintain a large inventory of used and rare books, most of which are in Fine or Near Fine condition, many of which are signed or inscribed by the author, and a number of which are scarce or rare. This listing was created by Bibliopolis.