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Civil War posters, 1861-1865.
Parker, F. J.Perkins, T. L. D.Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867Brown, William
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
F.A. Searle, Steam Printer, Journal Building, 118 Washington Street, Boston.
May 26, 1862
1 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.'
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.
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 32nd (1861-1864)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--PostersUnited States--Armed Forces--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--Civil War, 1861-1865Boston (Mass.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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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.'