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    1862 Broadside: "Twenty Men Wanted for the Sixth Iowa Cavalry." December 24, 1862, 10.25" x 13.5", Davenport, Iowa, recruiting for "Captain Ames' Company" and paying "$100 Bounty, $25 of which is paid in advance, together with One Month's Pay, given each recruit. This is the last call positively before the Draft, which will certainly take place early in January. Transportation provided, as well as subsistence from day of enlistment." The broadside is issued by "Serg't B. Woolsincroft, Woodward, Recruiting Officers." Minor penciled notations at top. Some weakness at central fold. Foxing with marginal nicks. Very good.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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