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Scottsburgh, NY 13th New York Volunteers Civil War Recruiting Broadside

A Civil War-era broadside with bold heading WILL YOU FIGHT / Grand Mass Meeting FOR THE UNION!, inviting the citizens of Scottsburgh and the surrounding country to a rally in Scottsburgh, NY. Job C. Hedges and other unmentioned speakers were expected to present the claims of the Army of the Potomac at this meeting, as indicated on the broadside. The need for additional volunteers is clearly expressed in the closing lines: More men are needed, and we must respond Nobly! Now is the hour of Need! Now is the hour of Danger! From Ralph T. Wood, Lieut. 13th Reg., NY Vols. Printed by A.O. Bunnell, Dansville, NY, 17.75 x 23 in. (sight), matted and framed, 23.5 x 29 in.

Condition:Small tear in upper left and right corner of broadside; expected folds in paper; few tears along the folds in G and T of FIGHT.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,468
06/11/2010

 

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