To all who are loyal to the Union!
TO ARMS! TO ARMS!
Governor Yates has put forth a call for able-bodied men to fill the ranks of the militia units currently organizing as the
1st Battalion, Yates Sharp Shooters
For Three Years of Glorious Service to the Union.
Furthermore, let it be known that
Mrs. Yates has put forth a call for all loyal women of the State of Illinois to support their men in the field in the war effort.
Preserve the Union, Protect the Constitution.
With united effort we shall soon render aid to Crush Rebellion and Restore the laws to their protecting influence, enabling the Citizens of this great Republic once more to meet on terms of harmony and friendship, banishing the Demon Rebellion and ambitious traitors who have brought this evil day upon us.
Military recruits should contact: Captain Scott Gutzke, Commander of Company E.
Civilian recruits should contact: Marge Dernulc, Civilian Coordinator.
or Mary Gutzke, Secretary.
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