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Pounder, George H. to Jennie and Elizabeth Damuth.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.14.85 Author/Creator: Pounder, George H. Place Written: Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin Type: Printed document Date: 3 June 1935 Pagination:

Summary of Content: Printed ballot for George H. Pounder. Printed with a poem called "Then and Now!" and a photograph of Pounder. Also contains biographical information for Pounder, who grew up in Wisconsin and was part of the Wisconsin Cavalry during the Civil War.


Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: PoliticsGovernment and CivicsElectionCavalryCivil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesPoetry

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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