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War Poster Collection on CD The 304 Civil War posters presented in this collection are primarily recruiting posters, but they also include auction and meeting advertisements. They date from the earliest days of the war through March 1865. The posters were published in Maine, Massachusetts, York, Jersey, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Most come from York, with Jersey and Pennsylvania also well represented. One military unit with a large number of posters was the 104th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, (Ringgold Regiment), whose commanding officer, W.H.H. Davis, was also the printer of the posters. York units that are well represented include the 132nd and 139th York Infantry Regiments. Sigel Sharp-Shooters! The recruiting posters enticed men with patriotic appeals, enlistment bonuses, and promises of well supplied units with experienced officers. Patriotic imagery contributed to the appeal, and included eagles with wings spread, a cavalry officer with raised sword, a horrific battle scene contrasted with a peaceful scene in a northern village, and images of George Washington and other patriotic figures. Some posters were designed to appeal to certain segments of the population, and include posters in German, or with harps and shamrocks to appeal to an Irish constituency. Rally 'round the green flag. The thirty-one items that are not strictly recruiting posters include announcements of meetings, an auction, and drives for blankets, or for other charitable purposes. Many of the meetings were rallies at the beginning of the war, where weighty issues such as "Treason and rebellion or the constitution the union and the laws! Which will you choose?" were "discussed." One poster announces an excursion to the Sanitary Fair in Philadelphia, another a concert to raise money for the Soldier's Aid Society. Treason and rebellion. . . The posters range in size from 6 x 12 inches to 56 x 42 inches. They were printed in letterpress, many with wood-engraved illustrations. Most were presented in black and white, but some were printed in color, or were hand-colored after printing. Please visit Our About Me Page to Learn More about Us! This product is a CD. All our CDs are professionally produced and packaged in DVD sized cases. This allows you to easily store them with your on your shelf and retrieve them easily. All our CDs are designed to play on any Microsoft Windows computer and Macintosh computers running OS X or higher. Some of our CDs require a special viewer to be installed on your computer to view the images. View Our Other Products: To view a listing of all our hundreds of products currently available, click the link below: View All Products<-- (Note: This will open a browser window. ) and Handling: We offer a variety of options via USPS. All options/shipping fees for your country are detailed in the listing tab or when you check out. We ship in the United States and many international locations. A special note to our international customers: We only charge costs on our items (and fees from the US are regrettably really that expensive.) We do not collect customs or any other country specific duties. Any such fees owed are your responsibility when the item arrives at your location. is generally completed within one business day of purchase. Payment options: Our payment processor is PayPal Guarantee : All items are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee. Only the purchase price is refunded. is not refunded. Item must be sent back at buyer's expense and buyer must include the auction ID and method of payment with the item to receive a refund. xygooberpie123 Feedback: We give positive feedback to all our paying customers at the time your product is shipped. To purchase your CD for immediate delivery, just click on the Buy It Now button at the bottom of the page. Product and Product Advertisement Copyright THA Media LLC - All Rights Reserved

Civil War Poster Collection 304 Union Confederate Recruitment, Meeting CD - B201

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civil war poster collection 304 union confederate recruitment meeting cd b201



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