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View of the Philadelphia Volunteer Refreshment Saloons
This Civil War souvenir print contains six views of the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon and of the Cooper Shop Volunteer Refreshment Saloon in Philadelphia. The street addresses of both saloons are shown. The relief organization establishments, situated at the transportation hub between the North and South, provided hospital care, washing, sleeping, and writing facilities to more than 1 million military personnel, sailors, refugees, and freedmen in the course of the war. The print features a large central view of the exterior of the Union saloon with troops arriving and entering ...
Cooper Shop Volunteer Refreshment Saloon, the First Opened for Union Volunteers in the United States. 1009 Otsego Street, Philadelphia
This chromolithograph from 1862 shows an exterior and an interior view of the Cooper Shop Volunteer Refreshment Saloon situated near the Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore Railroad station in Philadelphia, an important transportation hub between the North and the South during the Civil War. The exterior view shows troops who have recently arrived marching toward and into the saloon. Civilians on the street intermingle with soldiers, including Zouaves. Banners and flags promoting the Cooper Shop and soliciting contributions adorn the saloon buildings. At the top of the image, the personified figure ...