2024-01 Raynors Americana Auction
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Color Music Sheet Cover, 10" x 13", "Gymnast Zouaves Quick Step" by Charles B.Dodworth, composer , 1861, Philadelphia, Lee & Walker. Image is very strong of seven fully uniformed soldiers. Gymast Zouaves were Two Pre-War Militia Companys from Philadelphia who would muster in as Company B and Company K of the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. THE First regiment, 3d Brigade, 1st Division of Pennsylvania militia, was organized under act of Assembly of 1858, and belonged exclusively to Philadelphia. Immediately after the first call for troops to serve for three months, Colonel Charles P. Dare, in behalf of the regiment, offered its services to the Executive of the Commonwealth, which were at once accepted. Recruiting commenced at the Arsenal, corner of Sixteenth and Filbert streets, on the 18th of April, 1861, and three days thereafter, the regiment left for active duty, having been mustered into the service of the United States on Sunday, April 21st, by Major C. F. Ruff, of the U. S. A., as the Twenty-third regiment Pennsylvania volunteers.
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From Philadelphia Militia To the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers

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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $162.50
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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