1864 · Hingham, MA
Broadside. "War Meeting! An Adjourned Meeting of Citizens liable to be Drafted into the Military Service of the United States..." Hingham, Mass., February 13, 1864. 1 p., approximately 11¼ x 16¾ in., matted and framed to 18¾ x 24¼ in.
Israel Whitcomb was secretary of the Hingham rallying committee, organized to recruit soldiers and solicit donations to meet the town's quota of troops. The Hingham committee had assembled (and voted itself out of existence) for Lincoln's earlier draft calls. (Inventory #: 23272)