4th MASSACHUSETTS CAVALRY BROADSIDE
Item #: CWB12621
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Civil War Illustrated Recruitment Broadside for the 4th Massachusetts Cavalry, 6 x 11.25 in. Boldly headed, 4th Mass. Cavalry!, with illustration of armed trooper on horseback below. The broadside continues, This most popular and easy branch of the service is now fast filling its ranks, and is soon to depart for the field, and you are offered the last opportunity to enlist in this dashingly brilliant arm of the service, commanded by superior men, with the veteran officer and tried soldier, Col. Arnold A. Rand, To Lead them to Victory! This Cavalry presents inducements seldom offered, as it is the only Cavalry now being raised in the State, with the single exception of the Fifth Mass., which is colored. It is to join a Battalion now in the field, consequently are veterans... Avoid the Draft, which is Imminent...J.H. & F.F. Farwell Printing, Boston, n.d. Pencil note (with manuscript manicule) above the illustration, Discovered in time and never circulated or printed.with pencil and other notations on verso suggesting it came from the printer's book of samples/proofs.Condition: Five small adhesive spots on reverse suggesting it was mounted in a notebook/scrapbook. Provenance: Property of Norm Flayderman & amp; Co.
Shipping Weight: 1 lb