Thursday, March 7, 2013

Fayetteville At War-- Part 3: Guarding the Armory

From the January 5, 1863 Fayetteville (NC) Observer.

January 5, 1863

"WANTED TWENTY (20) unmarried men to enlist immediately as Laborers of Ordnance for Guard Duty at the Fayetteville Arsenal and Armory.  Term of enlistment three years or for the war.  Conscripts between the ages of 18 and 45 will be taken.  Pay $13 per month, with clothing, rations and medical attendance."

Sounds Like the Job for Me.  --Old Secesh

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