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The Commander of Our Forces: A Game for Old and Young

Object Number: 
2000.680
Date: 
1863
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 4 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 11.7 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "The/ COMMANDERS/ OF OUR/ FORCES./ A/ GAME/ FOR OLD AND YOUNG./ PUBLISHED BY E. C. EASTMAN CONCORD N. H."
Description: 
Card game "The Commander of Our Forces: A Game for Old and Young" with 80 playing cards in a paper covered cardboard box; box cover lithographed with a Union commander on horseback leading a large group of marching men, and a small image of the Monitor and the Merrimac; box cover inscribed, "The/ COMMANDERS/ OF OUR/ FORCES./ A/ GAME/ FOR OLD AND YOUNG./ PUBLISHED BY E. C. EASTMAN CONCORD N. H."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group