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26th Regiment Poster

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Description: Recruitment poster in German for the 26th Regiment of Wisconsin volunteers.
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10th Wisconsin Regiment Recruiting Poster

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Description: Recruiting poster that reads "302 Dollars or 402 Dollars for Veterans will be paid for Volunteers for the 10th Wis. Regiment".
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The Union Is Dissolved!

Date: 1860
Description: Civil War handbill that reads: "Charleston Mercury Extra...The Union Is Dissolved!"
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Patriots of St. Croix Recruiting Poster

Date: April 23 1861
Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".
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Arouse! Volunteers Wanted!

Date: July 24 1862
Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Poster

Recruitment Poster in German

Date: November 28 1861
Description: Civil War recruiting poster for the 5th Wisconsin Regiment written in German.
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True Republican 1860 Ticket

Date: 1860
Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...
Manuscript

The State of South Carolina Secession Ordinance

Date: December 17 1860
Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of South Carolina and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of th...
Manuscript

State of Louisiana Secession Ordinance

Date: January 1861
Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...
Manuscript

Louisiana Ordinance of Secession

Date: January 1861
Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...
Manuscript

State of Georgia Secession Ordinance

Date: January 22 1861
Description: "Republic of Georgia. Ordinance of Secession , passed Jan'ry 19, 1861. With the names of the signers. Decorative broadside.
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Warning to Traitors

Date: April 21 1861
Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."
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War Notice! Bounty for Volunteers!

Date: August 02 1862
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.
Poster

War, War, War!!

Date: 1862
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.
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Notice. The Drafting Will Be Continued...

Date: 1862
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.
Poster

$30 Reward

Date: February 01 1864
Description: List of Civil War draft-dodgers issued by the Provost Marshal's office, Fifth District of Wisconsin.
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Union Rally

Date: September 10 1864
Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Extra. The Draft!

Date: September 24 1864
Description: Page from the Waukesha "Daily Freeman" newspaper listing draftees from Waukesha, Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee, Muskego, Vernon, Genesse, Summit, Delaf...
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Silent Drill!

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Description: Poster with long list of parade ground maneuvers for silent drill at the Armory on the corner of State and Adams Streets. Arranged for the use of the Ellsw...
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Volunteers!

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Description: Civil War recruitment poster for the Union Volunteers.

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