91st PA--20 August 1861 newspaper articles

20 August 1861

['The city', Philadelphia Press Tuesday 20 August 1861 page 2]
[source: ActivePaper Archive, Penn State University (viewed 8 November 2008)]
[see recruiting]

THE CITY.
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MILITARY MEETING.--Col. Eli Slifer, by authority, called a meeting at the Continental Hotel last evening, at which that gentleman presided, and Col. A. J. McClure acted as secretary. Mr. McClure stated that the State authorities were anxious to see the troops moved rapidly to Washington, and a number of colonels responded.

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Col. Gregory, (Home Guard,) three companies ready to go; five skeleton companies.

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[the article does not mention Col. Wallace]

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