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Lincoln Proclamation calls for more troops...

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February 06, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, February 6, 1864 

* Abraham Lincoln proclamation 
* Call for more U.S. troops

As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.
The front page has: "Proclamation by the President" for a draft of 500,000 men, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln (see). Also on the front page: "The Military Situation" and "The New Call for Troops".
Other items in this issue include: "The Affair at Legareville, S.CV." "A Plan of Harbor Defence" "General Pope's Campaign in Virginia" "Comparative Strength of the North and South" and much more.
Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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