The Official Currier & Ives Civil War Card Set


The Official Currier & Ives Civil War Card Set


Creator Role

issuer printers


A set of 16 picture cards. This is a limited edition set, numbered 56 of 6,000. Cards depict Abraham Lincoln and Civil War-related images. 1. The Republican Banner for 1869 2. Abraham Lincoln, 16th President Served 1861-65 Assassinated April 15 1865 3. The Bombardment of Fort Sumter Charleston Harbor, South Carolina April 12th 1861 4. The Lexington of 1861 5. The Storming of Fort Donelson, Tennessee February 15th 1862 6. Terrific Combat Between the "Monitor" 2 Guns & "Merrimac" 10 Guns 7. Bombardment and Capture of Island "Number Ten" 8. The Mississippi in Time of War 9. The Splendid Naval Triumph on the Mississippi 10. The Battle of Fairoaks, Virginia May 31st 1862 11. The Gallant Charge of the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts (colored) Regiment 12. The Battle of Chattanooga, Tennessee November 25th & 25th [sic] 1863 13. The Battle of Spottsylvania, Virginia May 12 1864 14. The Battle of Jonesboro, George September 1st 1864 15. The Fall of Richmond Virginia on the night of April 2nd 1865 16. The Funeral of President Lincoln, New York April 25th 1865


Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1994


2 1/2 X 3 1/2 inches


Currier & Ives

Work Type

collecting cards




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Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)


Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

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The Official Currier & Ives Civil War Card Set