A seven-sided arrangement of Union ships and military camps surrounding 7 rats and one cat. Harpers Ferry appears in the center of a circular design. The ship locations are Charleston, Savannah, Mississippi, Norfolk and Pensacola. The military camps are located at Washington and Manassas Gap. The caption below reads "When I wish to catch rats, I first stop their holes", below that reads "Gen'l Scott". Black ink on gold envelope, image appears on left side. Image printed on envelope, mounted on a decorative border and collected in an album.
Rare cover that is complete. Cover will be sent with thin scrapbook backing it is affixed to. Removed from large period Civil War scrapbook.