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U.S.A. Temperance Union Pledge

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M4 Box 1 folder 1 19th c USA Temperance Union pledge rsz2.jpg
M4 Box 1 folder 1 19th c USA Temperance Union pledge rsz2.jpg
Title: U.S.A. Temperance Union Pledge
Creator: U.S.A. Temperance Union
Source: M 4, Box 1, folder 1, Thompson Collection of Lincolniana 1803-1965
Publisher: McGill & Withrow, Printers and Stereotypers
Description: We, the undersigned, connected with the Army of the United States, feeling the necessity of some fafe-guard against the evil of Intemperance so prevalent among us, and believing that Total Abstinence alone will prove effectual, do adopt the following PLEDGE:
I do hereb solemnly pledge myself to this Union, before God and my country, never to use as a beverage any distilled or malt liquors; wine or cider; and that I will do all in my power to promote Temperance among the Officers and Solders of the Army.
Signing this Pledge constitutes me a Member of the U.S.A. Temperance Union.
Citation:
U.S.A. Temperance Union, “U.S.A. Temperance Union Pledge ,” VCU Libraries Gallery, accessed November 13, 2019, https://gallery.library.vcu.edu/items/show/82558.