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Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
September 01, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894, as the banks of the Potomac River
"HOW IT WAS THAT JEFF DAVIS DIDN'T TAKE WASHINGTON."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
February 01, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Emancipation Proclamation as Greeley's Abolition Ink
"BUTLER HANGED--THE NEGRO FREED--ON PAPER--1863."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
February 01, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Fredericksburg, first battle of, as a hole in the ice of the Rappahannock
"AN ICE PARTY, OR LETTING THINGS SLIDE ON THE RAPPAHANNOCK."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
March 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Civil War as a sports arena
- Confederate Treasury as a moneybag or purse
- United States Treasury as a moneybag or purse
"FINAL ISSUE OF THE WAR--THE LONGEST PURSE WINS."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
April 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Union public finances as sunrays
"SYMPTOMS OF SPRING--UNCLE ABRAM'S CROP BEGINS TO SHOOT."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
July 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- British aid to the Confederacy as a sword
"SURROUNDED."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
September 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, as a bombshell
"THE HARDEST SHELL YET."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
December 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- war as an abyss
"THE TWO PLATFORMS--COLUMBIA MAKES HER CHOICE."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
December 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Union Army as a club
"THE GIANT MAJORITY CARRYING ABE LINCOLN SAFELY THROUGH TROUBLED WATERS TO THE WHITE HOUSE."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
January 01, 1865

Sub-entries:  
- freedom and liberty as wedding dresses
"GREAT UNION BALL-AN INVITATION."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
March 01, 1865

Sub-entries:  
- Wilmington, North Carolina, as a bottle of port
"ABE AND GENERAL BUTLER."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
April 01, 1865

Sub-entries:  
- diplomacy as sheep-shears
- European sympathy as wool
- Union as a sheepfold
"THE REBEL BLACK SHEEP WHO WENT FOR WOOL, AND GOT SHORN."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
May 01, 1865

Sub-entries:  
- Confederate rebellion as a broken backbone
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, humor as a book
- Secesh as a skull
- Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872, foreign policy as a book
"AFTER THE WAR.--UNCLE SAM'S COLLEGE--THE NOODLES AND DOODLES OF EUROPE GETTING A NOTION OR TWO."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
November 01, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- Union as a life preserver
[UNION AND FREMONT PROCLAMATION.]


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
November 01, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- military draft as baby food
"THE NAUGHTY BOY GOTHAM, WHO WOULD NOT TAKE THE DRAFT."


Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun
April 01, 1865

Sub-entries:  
- slavery abolition as broken chains
- Thirteenth Amendment as a valentine
"UNCLE ABE'S VALENTINE SENT BY COLUMBIA."


Punch
May 24, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- New Orleans capture as a plum
"THE NEW ORLEANS PLUM."


Punch
July 26, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- New York press as alcohol
- Union military defeat as a full glass
- Union military victory as an empty glass
"THE LATEST FROM AMERICA;"


Punch
October 18, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- Emancipation Proclamation as the ace of spades
"ABE LINCOLN'S LAST CARD; OR, ROUGE-ET-NOIR."


Punch
November 05, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- debt (public) as a rope
"THE AMERICAN BROTHERS; OR, 'HOW WILL THEY GET OUT OF IT?'"


Punch
November 19, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- draft of Black Americans as black draught
"THE BLACK DRAFT."


Punch
December 03, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- commerce as kindling
- Constitution, United States, as kindling
- freedom of the press as kindling
- habeas corpus as kindling
- national credit, as kindling
- states rights as kindling
"THE FEDERAL PHOENIX."


Fun
January 25, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- greenbacks (fiat paper currency) as a ship's cable
"PAY AWAY, LADS!"


Fun
August 02, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- tub of hot water as trouble for George McClellan
"AFTER HIS LAST RUN."


Fun
October 18, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- Emancipation Proclamation as a thunderbolt
"THE PENNY JUPITER."


Fun
February 21, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Union national debt as a stack of pancakes
"YANKEE PANCAKES."


Fun
May 09, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Monitor and ironclads as teapots or teakettles
"HONEST ABE'S RUDDER."


Fun
September 26, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- taxation, federal, as a weight
- Union military draft as a weight
"TO THE WEST--TO THE WEST, TO THE LAND OF THE FREE!!"


Fun
November 07, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a scroll
- Emancipation Proclamation as kindling
- states rights as a scroll
- suspension of habeas corpus as kindling
- Union military draft as kindling
"THE YANKEE GUY FAWKES."


Comic Monthly
March 01, 1865

Sub-entries:  
- reunion, terms for, as a plank
- Thirteenth Amendment as the rising sun
"THE NARROW PATH."


The Funniest of Phun
July 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- war as a sword
"THE GLOVED HERO OF EMANCIPATION WAITING FOR THE INDISPENSABLE NECESSITY."


Harper's Weekly
August 03, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- slave as a jack-in-the-box
"A MILD SHOCK FOR OUR VIRTUOUS FRIEND, MR. JOHN BULL."


Harper's Weekly
April 26, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- Island No. 10 as ten bowling pins
- Mississippi River as a bowling lane
- Union as a bowling ball
"COMMODORE FOOTE'S GAME OF TEN PINS WITH BEAUREGARD."


Harper's Weekly
October 04, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- Confederate military draft as a tonic
- North as a door
"THAT DRAFT."


Harper's Weekly
January 24, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Union as a stove
"THE EMANCIPATION OF THE NEGROES, JANUARY, 1863--THE PAST AND THE FUTURE."


Harper's Weekly
April 18, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Alabama (Confederate ship) as a model ship
- rebellion as a tempest in a teapot
"THE LETTER OF MARQUE."


Harper's Weekly
November 28, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Parrott gun as a syringe
"DRAWING THINGS TO A HEAD."


Harper's Weekly
October 29, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870, as a lightning bolt
- Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885, as a lightning bolt
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, as a lightning bolt
- secession as a ship
- Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888, as a lightning bolt
- Sherman, William Tecumseh, 1820-1891, as a lightning bolt
"THE FORLORN HOPE--THE SHIP 'SECESSION' IN THE BREAKERS, THE CHICAGO WRECKERS RUSHING TO THE RESCUE."


Harper's Weekly
November 12, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Confederate rebellion as a sword
- Confederate States of America as a sword
- Confederate sympathizers (Northern) as a sword
- Northern traitors as a sword
[ELECTION DAY. THE VETERAN VOTE.]


Harper's Weekly
August 10, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- New York Tribune as a club
"DICTATOR GREELEY DISMISSES THE CABINET, AND WARNS LINCOLN THAT HE WILL STAND NO MORE NONSENSE."


Harper's Weekly
October 19, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868, as a playing card
- Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889, as a playing card
- Floyd, John Buchanan, 1806-1863, as a playing card
- Slidell, John, 1793-1871, as a playing card
- Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885, as a playing card
"GOT THE RIGHT WEAPON AT LAST."


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
March 02, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- war as rifles with bayonets
[ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND THE SECESSION CRISIS.]


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
April 12, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889, as a fort
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, as a castle
"CASTLE LINCOLN--NO SURRENDER! FORT DAVIS--IN RUINS."


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
February 21, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Richmond, Virginia, as a bird's nest
"THE BAD BIRD AND THE MUDSILL."


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
June 13, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881, as a broom
- Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885, as a broom
- Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879, as a broom
- McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885, as a broom
- Pope, John, 1822-1892, as a broom
"RIGHT AT LAST."


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
June 20, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Vallandigham, Clement Laird, 1820-1871, as a shuttlecock
"A RARE OLD GAME OF "SHUTTLECOCK.'"


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
August 29, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- military draft as baby food
"THE NAUGHTY BOY GOTHAM, WHO WOULD NOT TAKE THE DRAFT."


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
July 02, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, as a bombshell
"THE HARDEST SHELL YET."


Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
February 25, 1865

Sub-entries:  
- slavery abolition as broken chains
- Thirteenth Amendment as a valentine
"UNCLE ABE'S VALENTINE SENT BY COLUMBIA."


Nick-Nax
June 01, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- cotton as a bridal train
"THE NEXT NEW MARRIAGE."


New York Illustrated News
April 12, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- emancipation as an elixir of life
"DOCTOR LINCOLN'S NEW ELIXIR OF LIFE--FOR THE SOUTHERN STATES."


New York Illustrated News
March 14, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a scroll
- Monroe Doctrine as a scroll
- Union as a rock
"OUR ADMINISTRATION AND NO INTERVENTION."


The Phunny Phellow
October 01, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- secession as a skull
[THE COPPERHEAD AND THE NEWSBOY.]


The Southern Illustrated News
November 08, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- Emancipation Proclamation as a scroll
"MASKS AND FACES."


The Southern Illustrated News
January 31, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a wooden ruler
"SCHOOLMASTER LINCOLN AND HIS BOYS."


The Southern Illustrated News
February 28, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894, as a marionette
- Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881, as a marionette
- Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890, as a marionette
- Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879, as a marionette
- McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885, as a marionette
- McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885, as a marionette
- Pope, John, 1822-1892, as a marionette
- Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866, as a marionette
"MASTER ABRAHAM LINCON GETS A NEW TOY."


Southern Punch
May 07, 1864

Sub-entries:  
- Confederate invastion of Washington, D. C., as rifles with bayonets
"THE WAY LINCOLN WILL BE LIFTED OUT OF WASHINGTON CITY BY GENERAL LEE."


Vanity Fair
March 23, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- Fort Sumter as a toy fort
"PROF. LINCOLN IN HIS GREAT FEAT OF BALANCING."


Vanity Fair
May 04, 1861

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a gazebo
- Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889, anticipated execution as a gallows
- Spirit of '76 as a watering can
[OLD ABE AND COLUMBIA.]


Vanity Fair
April 12, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- states as wooden boards
- Union as a wooden tub
"COOPERATION."


Vanity Fair
July 05, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- Black Americans as a doll
- Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872, as a doll
[PREFACE.]


Vanity Fair
November 22, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- Constitution, United States, as a railroad track
- Union as a train
"KEEP ON THE TRACK!"


Vanity Fair
June 27, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, as a shadow
- peace supporters wearing Quaker hats
"THE HAND-WRITING ON THE WALL."


Yankee Notions
July 01, 1862

Sub-entries:  
- Island No. 10, Mississippi River, as a hotcake
- Union gunboat as a stove
[MASSA FOOTE. AND MASSA LINCOLN.]


Yankee Notions
February 01, 1863

Sub-entries:  
- compromise as hay
- Constitution, United States, as a gun
- peace supporters wearing Quaker hats
[AN OLD STORY IN A NEW SHAPE.]


 

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