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Johnson, Bradley T. (1829-1903) to unknown re: troop recruitment

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07213 Author/Creator: Johnson, Bradley T. (1829-1903) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Broadsides Date: 1862/09/08 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: "To the people of Maryland! After sixteen months of oppression more galling than the Austrian tyranny, the victorious army of the south brings freedom to your doors..."


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Recruitment, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs

Sub Era: The American Civil War