Recruiting poster for the 197th Pennsylvania Volunteers

Description:

Recruiting poster for the 3rd Coal Exchange Regiment, officially the 197th Pennsylvania Volunteers, for service during the American Civil War. The poster states "To Arms! To Arms! Rally to your country's call!" and highlights a $50 bounty for new recruits.

Date Made: ca. 1864Associated Date: 1861 - 1865

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: Civil WarrecruitmentArmy

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See more items in: Military and Society: Armed Forces History, Military, Military, Princeton Posters

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0010.15Accession Number: 1978.0010Catalog Number: 1978.0010.1585362M

Object Name: Poster

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 31 5/8 in x 22 3/4 in; 80.3275 cm x 57.785 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-808d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_447394

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