Patriotic meeting broadside, Portland, 1862

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


A group of Portland residents sought to use City Hall in July 1862 to hold a "Patriotic Meeting" to "stimulate the Patriotism of our citizens, and encourage enlistment" in Civil War regiments.

The broadside is dated July 21, 1862.

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About This Item

  • Title: Patriotic meeting broadside, Portland, 1862
  • Creation Date: 1862
  • Subject Date: 1862
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Lithograph, ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 31 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 463, #424
  • Collection: WPA broadsides relating to Maine, Massachusetts, and World War I
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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