Original Civil War Broadside - Inventory Number: PRI 087
48 Volunteers Wanted For the Town of Ramapo , Rockland County (NY). The following are the inducements offered: Town Bounty, Cash Down $375, when recruit is mustered in the United States service. In addition the Government of the United States offers a Bounty of $402 to Veterans, and $302 to New Recruits. The State pays each veteran, when mustered in the service of the United States, $150, and $75 to New Recruits, making a Total of $927 to Veterans and $752 to New Recruits. Persons desiring to volunteer will apply to any one of the following committee: Samuel Haring, Abbott Cooper, James Ackerman, Alanson Traphagen, John D. Cristie, Gavin Mather (written in pencil). - Erastus Johnson Supervisor of the Town of Ramapo. "City and County" Print, Nyack.
The broadside has various wrinkles and light creases in the paper. This piece is very nicely framed and matted and is ready to hang on your wall. The broadside measures 16 1/8" x 10 3/4" inside the mat. The frame measures 22" x 16 1/2". A great Civil War broadside.
Inventory Number: PRI 087