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The broadside lists soldiers from Cumberland, Rhode Island who died during the Civil War. The information provided includes the soldiers' names, ranks and units, organizations, places of birth, places of residence, dates of death, locations of death, and causes of death. A watermark of an eagle carrying an olive branch in front of a shield appears in the center of the broadside.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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24 X 14 5/8 inches
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ink on paper
recto, top center: MEN OF CUMBERLAND-TO ARMS! / Soldiers Who Sacrificed Their Lives / to Preserve Our Union recto, bottom: One hundred and fifty copies printed for Edward S. Inman, III, the fortieth Secretary of State, / and presented to the Cumberland Public Library on this fifteenth of August, 2002. / Note: The village of Woonsocket was a part of Cumberland during the time of the Civil War.
Cumberland (R.I. : Town); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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