Poster seeking draft substitutes for Citizens' Volunteer Substitute Committee


Poster advertising a $650 bounty for men to serve as substitutes for draftees during the American Civil War. The poster, published by the Citizens' Volunteer Substitute Committee, appeals to "Veterans and Aliens about to volunteer" promising a $650 bonus on top of any government bounty for enlistment if they apply enlist as a substitute for a draftee.

Date Made: ca. 1863Associated Date: 1861 - 1865

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: Civil WarrecruitmentArmy


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: 1978.0010.16Accession Number: 1978.0010Catalog Number: 1978.0010.1685363M

Object Name: Poster

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 38 in x 23 1/2 in; 96.52 cm x 59.69 cm


Record Id: nmah_447395

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