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Civil War posters, 1861-1865.
Grand War Meeting to aid in recruiting for Capt. Allen's company of nine months' volunteers, will be held at Town Hall on Thursday evening, Sept 4, at 7 1-2 o'clock.
Civil War posters, 1861-1865
Hutchinson's Printing Establishment
Approximately September 4, 1862
A poster advertising a Grand War (or town hall) meeting to take place to support the recruitment of soldiers for nine-month enlistments.
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1 poster ; 50 x 44 cm.
The regiment being raised at the advertized town hall meeting was to be commanded by a Captain Allen. Speaking at the event was John B. Alley (January 7, 1817 - January 19, 1896), a member of the Lynn, Massachusetts Board of Aldermen, of the Massachusetts Executive Council, and of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention of 1853. During the American Civil War, Alley was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts' 5th and 6th congressional districts. Poster printed by Hutchinson's Printing Establishment, located in Salem, Massachusetts.
Poster: 50 x 44 cm. A poster advertising a Grand War (or town hall) meeting to take place to support the recruitment of soldiers for nine-month enlistments.
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