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“Ho! Volunteers!”


[RECRUITING]. UNITED STATES. ARMY. U. STATES ARMY!! [woodcut vignettes] Ho! Volunteers! Now is Your Last Chance! [N.p., 1847?]. Broadside: 21 x 28 cm. Other than light foxing, slightly uneven edges, and small water stain, very good. Very rare.

First edition?

Offers inducements of 160 acres of land or $100 of government scrip and a $12 enlistment bonus to volunteers. Land bounties were not offered until Congress passed the Ten Regiment Bill in February, 1847.


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