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Illustrated Philadelphia recruiting poster for "Major General Hancock's First Army Corps of Veterans" including "Union man and Woman."

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08314 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Broadsides Date: February 1865 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Illustrated Philadelphia recruiting poster for "Major General Hancock's First Army Corps of Veterans" including "Union man and woman" who want the "accursed rebellion stopped."

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Union Forces, Recruitment, Union General

Sub Era: The American Civil War