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Pingenot Auction, Lot 258

WANTED AT ONCE! 75 ABLE-BODIED MEN

258. [PUNITIVE EXPEDITION]. UNITED STATES. ARMY. FOURTH INFANTRY. [Printed recruitment poster, commencing]: Wanted–At Once. 75 Able-Bodied Men between the Ages of 18 and 35. For Active Duty along the Mexican Border and Mexico. No Money Required. Everything Furnished. Apply to Co M Armory, Elks’ Auditorium, Champaign, Ill. (Signed Carl T. Prestin, Recruiting Officer 1st Lieut. Co. M, 4th Inf. N.p., n.d. 1 p., 4to broadside printed on recto. Browned.
         A very of-the-moment bold-type broadside calling for volunteers to join the military expedition against Pancho Villa in 1916.
($60-120)