Library Catalog - Kentucky Historical Society

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Name Markle, General Joseph

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Poster -

This is a 1844 presidential campaign poster for the Whig party. The text on the poster reads: "Rally! Come Rally; bright beams of the day; Freedom's soul is now bursting to shout for our Clay; Come rally! come rally, a charge and a shout, As the blast of our bugle rings cheerily out: Come rally! Come rally! one effort to save 'The land of the free and the home of the brave.' Oh list! the Clay bugle has sounded the call, And its Soldiers are pouring from hamlet and hall To flock round the standard of justice and right, In the pride of their soul and the strength of their might And woe to the foemen who stand in their way As they press the proud victory for Markle and Clay!" Under the te