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The Recruitment of the Fifteenth Kentucky Begins


From The Louisville Daily Journal, September 10, 1861


TO THE CITIZENS OF JEFFERSON, OLDHAM, HENRY, SPENCER, BULLITT, LARUE, NELSON, HARDIN, AND MEADE COUNTIES


We propose to raise a regiment of infantry for the United States service, under Brigadier-General Anderson, of ten companies, containing each not less than eighty-five nor more than one hundred and one men, to serve for three years or during the war. Without unnecessary delay a camp will be established, of which due notice will be given, where companies and parts of companies will be received and put under drill. Until then, applications will be made by persons seeking information to the undersigned, in the city of Louisville.


Transportation of full companies to the place of rendezvous will be furnished.


CURRAN POPE, Colonel

GEO. P. JOUETT, Lieutenant-Colonel

W. P. CAMPBELL, Major

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