Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 78

Price Realized: $ 281
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
(CIVIL WAR--PENNSYLVANIA.) The Flag of America Shall Never Grow Dim, Nor One Star be Obliterated from its Bright Galaxy! Illustrated broadside, 19 x 12 inches; separations at folds, dampstaining, moderate wear, tape repairs on verso. [Philadelphia, 1865]

Additional Details

A recruitment broadside for Winfield Scott Hancock's First Army Corps of Veterans, illustrated with cuts of three soldiers. Hancock's recruitment letter and the pay scale are included along with patriotic exhortations. Signed in type twice by Benjamin Franklin as Philadelphia's chief of detective police.