Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Jine the Navy, See the World, Make Money-- Part 1

From a recruiting poster shown in the Civil War Naval Chronology. ////THE CONSCRIPTION BILL! //// HOW TO AVOID IT!! //// U.S. NAVY //// 1,000 MEN WANTED, FOR 12 MONTHS! //// Seamen's Pay,-------$18.00 per month //// Ordinary Seamen's Pay,-------- 14.00 per month //// Landsmen's Pay,------- 12.00 per month //// $1.50 extra per month to all, Grog Money. //// Sign Me Up. Where You Gonna Spend Your Money While On a Ship Out At Sea? ---Old B-Runner

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