This "authorized edition" was created in June 1864 for sale at the Great Sanitary Fair of Philadelphia as a means of raising funds to help sick and wounded Union soldiers.
What does SF stand for?
SF stands for Sanitary Fair (philately)
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Each year of the commemoration has a designated signature focus: 2011 - Commemoration Kick-off/Road Show launch 2012 - Allegheny Arsenal/Emancipation Proclamation 2013 - Battle of Gettysburg and Gettysburg Address 2014 - Impact on the Home Front and Sanitary Fairs 2015 - United States Colored Troops Grand Review Quotes: Barbara Franco, executive director, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission "The 150th anniversary of the Civil War is an opportunity to understand how the war redefined our identity as a nation and our ongoing struggle for justice and equality.
Printed in June 1864 in a run of only 48 copies, the folio broadsides were signed by President Lincoln and Secretary of State William Seward and intended for sale at the Philadelphia Great Central Sanitary Fair of 1864 to raise money for sick and wounded soldiers.