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Civil War posters, 1861-1865.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Head-Quarters, Boston, May 26th, 1862. General Order No. 13. The battalion at Fort Warren will be raised immediately to a Regiment, and placed under command of Maj. F.J. Parker as Colonel.
Civil War posters, 1861-1865
Parker, F. J.Perkins, T. L. D.Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867Brown, William
May 26, 1862
Crest of Massachusetts flanked by Union soldiers. 'The enemy has repulsed Maj. Gen. Banks and are marching in force on Washington.'
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--PostersUnited States--Armed Forces--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--Civil War, 1861-1865Boston (Mass.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
F.A. Searle, Steam Printer, Journal Building, 118 Washington Street, Boston.
1 poster ; 107 x 74 cm.
During the Peninsular Campaign of 1862, Major General Banks was unsuccessful in preventing General Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson from reinforcing the Confederate defense of Richmond, Virginia. In May 1862, Banks lost the battle of First Winchester in Winchester, Virginia to Jackson's forces.
Poster; 107 x 74 cm. Crest of Massachusetts flanked by Union soldiers. 'The enemy has repulsed Maj. Gen. Banks and are marching in force on Washington.'
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