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The Northwestern, July 1864
The election on last Thursday in this city resulted in a large majority in favor of raising $80,000 Bounty Tax to secure Volunteers to fill the quota of the city on the last call of the President for 500,000 men.
The city is now paying two hundred dollars local bounty for Volunteers.
Come in out of the Draft!
We are on our way to obey Father Abrahams last call, and if there
is any man that we owe, or, that owes us, he will please call at the Northwestern Office
and settle up.
Oshkosh, 3rd August, 1864
Closing of the Stores:
The merchants of this city have generally signed a paper agreeing to close their respective places of business, on account of the Presidents Proclamation for a Fast.
The President will soon issue a proclamation of pardon for all deserters
who will return to the army.
Dinner for Wisconsin Solders in Virginia