8.21.2014

Wartime recruitment notice

August 21, 1814
Wartime Notice
To reputable young men will be given a bounty of $124, and One Hundred and Sixty Acres of Land, for enlisting in the U.S. Corp of Artillery, by applying to
George Armistead
Major, Corps Artillery
Fort Mc Henry
Aug. 21, 1814

(The land referred to was in the Northwester frontier – Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio Territory)

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