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Pembroke to the Rescue

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Pembroke to the Rescue - Inventory Number: DOC 201 

August 23rd, 1862 Recruitment Meeting Broadside

Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts

More Rare than the Printed Broadside

Undoubtedly unique handwritten broadside which was tacked to a building calling on the patriotism of young brave men of the town to serve their country and go to war.

136 men from this town served, with 20 having died in the service.


A meeting will be held

at the

Town Hall


Thursday Evening

August 28th at 7 ½ Oclock

to encourage

the enlistment of Volunteers

for nine months

Hon'l. B.W. Harris of E. Bridgewater

and others are expected to address the meeting -

Citizens of Pembroke rally to the meeting and

bring your wives and friends with you

A Draft is close upon us,

and if arested, immediate action must be taken -

It is hoped a sufficient number of volunteers will

enlist, at the meeting, to fill out quota.

The services of the Old Colony Brass Band have

been secured for the occasion

              Per order

Pembroke, Aug. 23, 1862

Inventory Number: DOC 201