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Call to arms, Portland, 1861

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Call to arms, Portland, 1861 / Maine Historical Society

<strong>Chapter 6, page 171-173.</strong>

This military broadside was posted on the Park Street Church in Portland on April 21, 1861. The persuasive tone of the call to arms urges Portlanders to take up arms in the newly declared Civil War.