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.
PEMBROKE to the RESCUE!
A meeting will be held
August 28th at 7 ½ Oclock
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
Pembroke, Aug. 23, 1862
Inventory Number: DOC 203