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[CIVIL WAR]. Postcards of Civil War monuments and first day covers commemorating the war, including:

Lot of 22 postcards, 7 First Day Covers, plus 1 other

B-&-W postcard, Soldiers’ Monument, Uhrichsville, Ohio [used]
Color postcard, Soldiers’ Monument, Cambridge, Ohio [unused]
Color lithographed postcard, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio [unused]
Color lithographed postcard, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument at Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio [unused]
Color postcard, Garfield Memorial, Cleveland, Ohio
Color postcard, North Main Street and Soldiers’ Monument, Dayton, Ohio
Color lithographed postcard, Soldiers’ Monument, Warren, Ohio
Color postcard, Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Monument, Ashtabula, Ohio
Color postcard, Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Athens, Ohio
Color lithograph postcard, Memorial Day Souvenir, The Monitor’s Great Victory [used]
Color postcard, Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Fremont, Ohio [unused]
Color postcard, Fremont Ohio, Birchard Library, Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Old Betsey [unused]
Color postcard, Soldiers Monument, City Park, East Liverpool, Ohio
Color postcard, Memorial Building, Toledo, O. [unused]
Color postcard, Soldiers’ Monument, Elyria, Ohio [unused]
Color lithograph postcard, Decoration Day with old veteran at the cemetery, wreath of roses around the cannon [unused]
Color postcard, soldiers Monument, East Liverpool, Ohio
B-&-W realphoto postcard, Monument, Ragersville, Ohio: “In Memory of the Defenders of the Country” [unused]
Color photograph, Ohio Avenue Showing Monumental Building, Sidney, Ohio. [unused]
Color photograph, Soldiers’ Monument, Marietta, Ohio [used]
B-&-W realphoto postcard, Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Warren, Ohio [used – address only, no message]
B-&-W photo, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [used]
Manuscript message (poem) on 3.5 x 5 in. card: “Winchester, Dec. 16, 1864
'Tis hard for youens to sleep in camp
'Tis hard for youens to fight
'Tis hard for youens through snow to tramp
In Snow to sleep at night
But its harder for weans from youens to part
Since youens has soon weans short() commission
----Presented to R McKinley, Co. 4, 2 VA Cavalry by May B.

First Day Covers (7):

August 29, 1949, postmarked Indianapolis, Ind. Cachet of Final Encampment Grand Army of the Republic, 1866-1949
Four FDCs, Aug 29, 1949, Indianapolis, Ind. All four with different cachets celebrating the Grand Army of the Republic
August 28, 1961, Hatteras, N.C. Cachet of the Civil War, 1861-1865, Fort Hatteras, North Carolina Surrenders, First Major Union Naval Victory
Aug 28, 1986, Hatteras, NC. 27943 FDC of Amphibious Landing Cape Hatteras [Colorano “Silk” Cachet]

Provenance:The Civil War Collection of Dennis C. Schurr

Estimate: $100 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$50
04/09/2021

 

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