Philadelphia City Guard recruitment poster

Philadelphia City Guard recruitment poster

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Description
Recruiting poster for the Company D in the Philadelphia City Guard, officially the 157th Pennsylvania Volunteers, for service during the American Civil War. The poster advises "Don't wait to be Drafted, but Volunteer and receive the Bounty!" and highlights a combined bounty of $152 and a new gum blanket to be issued to new recruits.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Poster
date made
ca. 1863-1865
associated date
1861 - 1865
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 5/8 in x 24 1/4 in; 9.2075 cm x 61.595 cm
ID Number
1978.0010.14
accession number
1978.0010
catalog number
1978.0010.14
85361M
subject
Army
Civil War
recruitment
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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