A Southern Gorilla Scarce Civil War Patriotic Cover

Scarce Civil War Patriotic cover/envelope titled; A Southern Gorilla (Guerilla) with Caption: "Oh! for a nig...., and oh! for a whip; Oh! for a cocktail, and oh! for a nip; Oh! for a shot at Old Greeley and Beecher; Oh! for a crack at a Yankee school-teacher; Oh! for a captain, and oh! for a ship; Oh! for a cargo of nig.... each trip," and so he kept oh-ing for all he had not. Not contented with owing for all that he'd got.

Publisher [New York] : New-York Union Envelope Deport , 144 Broadway.

An unique design showing a Dressed Rebel in uniform, with a belt full of weapons, the gorilla stands with a rifle in his right hand.

Cover has right side missing and is attached to scrapbook paper. But this version is quite scarce and any example is considered worth collecting.

Item ID: 3116

A Southern Gorilla Scarce Civil War Patriotic Cover

$75 USD

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