Col. Ellsworth, the martyr [graphic]

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Title

Col. Ellsworth, the martyr [graphic]

Description

Col. Ellsworth, the martyr. Dated between 1861 and 1865. This Civil War envelope depicts Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first Union soldier killed in the war. Ellsworth was shot and killed while in the process of taking down a Confederate flag above a hotel in Virginia.

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Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. USM 017

Date

between 1861 and 1865

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A1985/012/0812

Coverage

Is Part Of

William Caleb Loring Illustrated Envelope Collection. See the Museum Archives for more information regarding this collection.

Illustrated Patriotic Envelopes of the American Civil War exhibition

Extent

1 item ; 9 x 15 cm.

Provenance

Gift of William Caleb Loring.

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Citation

Baker, “Col. Ellsworth, the martyr [graphic],” digitalVGW, accessed February 3, 2023, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/864.