TO THE / SOLDIERS / AND SAILORS / Who Served in the Army and Navy of the / United States During the Late Rebellion. / (in two columns) In pursuance of a resolution of a meeting of soldiers now or lately in the Union army, held in this city last evening, we invite those of you who approve the Restoration policy of the President and the principles announced by the National Union Convention at Philadelphia, to assemble at Cleveland on the 17th day of September next, for consultation on the momentous issues now convulsing our country. Maj. Gen. A. Custer, eorge, signer in type.

TO THE / SOLDIERS / AND SAILORS / Who Served in the Army and Navy of the / United States During the Late Rebellion. / (in two columns) In pursuance of a resolution of a meeting of soldiers now or lately in the Union army, held in this city last evening, we invite those of you who approve the Restoration policy of the President and the principles announced by the National Union Convention at Philadelphia, to assemble at Cleveland on the 17th day of September next, for consultation on the momentous issues now convulsing our country......

Washington, DC: np, August 19, 1866. Broadside. 59 x 24 cm. Matted, framed and glazed. In the text the "Committee on Address," which includes Major Generals G.A. Custer, A.McD. McCook, L.H. Rousseau, George Crook, S. Meridith, and Thomas Ewing, argues that the country should move forward with accepting the South back into the Union and not holding the Southerners in vassalage. The nation should come together at the convention in Cleveland to make the case. The whole second column is made up of the names of other officers in support. OCLC lists only a copy at Abraham Lincoln Library. Item #63716

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