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    Civil War Recruitment Broadside for the Lansingburgh Company in Rensselaer County, New York. Single sheet, 17.5" x 23.5" (sight), framed to an overall size of 19" x 25". Printed by the Albany Morning Express Print. The broadside advertises a $202 Bounty for interested soldiers, and itemizes the monies paid. Volunteers successfully mustered in would receive $140 prior to leaving the state. Signed in type by the recruitment officer, Charles H. Fisher. A not written in pencil at bottom right reads, "By order of John Sherman / Captain Commanding."

    Condition: Uneven toning, with dampstaining at both lower corners; flattened folds.


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    May, 2017
    11th Thursday
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