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The Patriotic Order of the Sons of America...

Item # 619019

September 01, 1869

CAMP NEWS, Philadelphia, Sept. 1, 1869  This was the: "National Organ of the Patriotic Order Sons of America". This fraternity still exists (see this hyperlink), and their information notes the beginnings of the P.O.S. of A. is found in the early days of the American Republic. Patriots banded together to uphold the principles of Americanism and duty to the flag, including the preservation of the public school system, The Constitution of the United Sates and the American way of life. An historic service rendered by the Patriotic Order Sons of America includes the saving of Washington’s Headquarters at Valley Forge and the surrounding grounds.
Eight pages, plus there is a single sheet "Supplement Camp News" which has patriotic lettering (see). Measures 10 1/2 by 14 inches some foxing & margin wear to the supplement.

Category: Post-Civil War