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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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2002

Measurement

24 X 14 5/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

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.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

broadside

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Source

Also includes a duplicate copy.

ID

5088

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Men of Cumberland: To Arms!

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