G.A.R. HANDBILL - "CAMP FIRE BY CUSTER POST. NO. 6….OF BALTIMORE CITY.."

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Double-sided bill, measuring 8.5 x 5.5". Lightly yellowed, with chipped upper right corner. Else VG & entirely legible.

The announced "Camp Fire" is to take place at Cross Street Market Hall, corner of Charles & Cross Streets…March 2, 3, 4 and 5, 1880, at 7 1-2 O/Clock, P.M." The "Ladies of Hanover Street M.E. Church" will have "Smoking Hot Rations Ready Through-Out the Evening." Admission 10 cents, without rations…25 cents including rations. The rations feature "Beans a la Down-East…Beans a la Grand Armee…Beans a la Dutch Oven….More beans…a few more beans….beans." [Attached to the reverse of this handbill is a one page announcement of the "Installations Services of Bethany Independent Methodist Church for Pastor-Elect, Reverend Thomas L. Poulson…September 22d, 1874, at 7 ½].

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