No letter enclosed, horizontal crease. By the action of the people of the city of New York in mass meeting assembled in Union Square, on Saturday, the 20th of April, 1861, a committee was appointed, consisting of twenty-six citizens, to whose numbers six others were subsequently added. " " In this critical condition of public affairs, the committee did not hesitate to adopt, and to carry into active operation, measures that seemed to be called for by the exigencies of the country, and their first steps, were to facilitate the equipment and outfit of regiments of volunteer militia and their dispatch to Washington for the protection of the capital. The militia regiments, comprising an effective force of over 8,000 men, well equipped and fully armed were thrown into the field within twelve days from the date of the appeal made to the patriotism of the country for the defense of the Union.
The active aid of the committee was given towards forwarding these troops. And it will take you to our store where covers are broken down by category. GUARANTEED TO BE OLD & ORIGINAL & GENUINE. The item "Civil War New York Station D (1861) #24 Union Defense Committee Cover" is in sale since Monday, December 14, 2020.
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