JULY 30, 1862.
THE 28TH IRISH MASS. REGIMENT.
THE FAUGH AU BALLAGHS!
"Shall villains drag our Starry Flag,
By the blood of warriors consecrated,
And raise instead the viper's head
O'er Northern freemen subjugated?
No, no, the boasts of Southern hosts
By heaven right soon we'll make them swallow,
They'll shortly feel our Yankee steel
Back by an Irish Faugh au Ballaghs!"
Volunteers for this
dashing Regiment of
Irish Americans, which so singly distinguished itself against greatly
superior numbers at
THE BATTLE OF JAMES ISLAND,
and earned the admiration of every general officer on the field,
will now be received at
112 WASHINGTON STREET,
The 28th Regiment is now
at Newport News,
soon to be attached to the command of General McClellan and march with
our victorious army of free citizens into that hot bed of treason and
despotism-the city of Richmond.
The Faugh and Ballagh have been in service eight months, consequently,
volunteers joining its ranks will have
ONLY TWO YEARS AND FOUR MONTHS TO SERVE,
should the war continue
THE CAPTURE OF RICHMOND
will be the death blow to the atrocious conspiracy against our
liberties. Christmas next, at latest, will bring "peace on earth to men
of good will" in our distracted country, and men and angels will
rejoice at the glorious destiny which awaits the "land of the free."
TWO HUNDRED MEN ONLY
are wanted for the 28th. Let its ranks be filled up at once.
$138 cash in hand to each volunteer.
$75 at the end of the war.
State aid to Families. Pensions to
112 WASHINGTON STREET.
CAPT. B. S. TREANOR,
Recruiting Officer for the City of Boston.
Herald, July 30, 1862, Pg. 2, Col. 7.
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