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Fall in the Portland Company! $100 Bounty by Portland in addition to all other bounties and pay to volunteers.
Civil War posters, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Poster: 60 x 35 cm. Banner reads, 'Liberty or Death.' At top of poster, eagle with spread wings and banner in beak and arrows gripped in talons. Promises a one-hundred dollar bounty to every soldier to enlist from the Portland, Maine area before September 1st. Describes the different monetary awards to be given to enlisted men living with different familial circumstances (i.e. those with wives and/or children).
United States--Armed Forces--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--Civil War, 1861-1865United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--PostersPortland (Me.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865Eagles--Pictorial works
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F.A. Parker was likely Foster A. Parker, a private in Company D of the 30th Maine Infantry Regiment. F.A. Parker, H.S. Caldwell, and A. Cambell were the recruiting officers associated with recruitment in Porland, Maine and the areas immediately surrounding it.