March 1847

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WANTED for the United States Army, able bodied men, between the ages of 18 and 35 years, being above 5 feet 3 inches high, of good character, and of respectable standing among their fellow citizens. None need apply to enter the service but those that are determined to serve honestly and faithfully, for the period of their enlistment, viz: "during the war" with Mexico, or for the term of five years,as the recruit may elect. A bounty of twelve dollars will be paid to each recruit enlisted.

The sum of two dollars will be paid to any citizen, non-commissioned Officer or Soldier, who shall bring to the rendezvous an able-bodied recruit to the Lieutenant or Captain, and not the recruiting Sergeants.

JNO. B. Campbell, Capt. U.S.A., Recruiting Officer

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