"To Arms! To Arms! Volunteers for the Mexican War!"

Description

Broadside recruiting soldiers for the Mexican War, asking for 12-month volunteers.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 36 x 27 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. December 5, 1846.

Context

This poster is part of the collection entitled: Star of the Republic Museum Objects and was provided by Star of the Republic Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 3594 times , with 152 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Star of the Republic Museum

The Star of the Republic Museum is located in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, and its mission is to collect and preserve material culture of the Texas Republic. The Star of the Republic Museum's digital collections include books, letters, manuscripts, portraits, maps, photographs, and an impressive variety of artifacts that includes furniture, clothing, buttons, farm implements, china, trade tokens, arrowheads, and looms.

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Description

Broadside recruiting soldiers for the Mexican War, asking for 12-month volunteers.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 36 x 27 cm.

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Star of the Republic Museum Objects

The Star of the Republic Museum Objects Collection is presented by the Star of the Republic Museum and is comprised of thousands of museum artifacts. The museum, which is located in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, has an impressive variety of items that include furniture, clothing, buttons, farm implements, china, trade tokens, arrowheads, cooking utensils, and looms.

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  • December 5, 1846

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 18, 2008, 4:49 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Feb. 24, 2010, 9:39 p.m.

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Yesterday: 9
Past 30 days: 152
Total Uses: 3,594

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

"To Arms! To Arms! Volunteers for the Mexican War!", poster, December 5, 1846; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth31112/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.