United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes
Design shows map and "Corinth, the scene of the great Battle at Pittsburgh, Tenn." Design in red on white envelope. Envelope is addressed to Oscar Tillotson, stamped and cancelled. J. G. Wells, 106 Fulton St., N.Y.
Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Video recordings; Women
Fay Orvis was a soldier during World War II in the United States Navy. He worked as a minesweeper during his time in the service and spent time in Okinawa and Saipan. His account describes different duties performed on the minesweeper and onshore...