An illustration in the publication The Female Volunteer; or the Life, and Wonderful Adventures of Miss Eliza Allen, a Young Lady of Eastport, Maine. The caption under the illustration reads: "The officer replied, that if I was willing to enlist, and would give him my word that I was clear of disease and able to perform duty, he would muster me in without any formal examination. I readily complied, and was regularly invested with the paraphernalia of the soldier."
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Fogler Library, DigitalCommons@UMaine,
Pamphlet 155, The Female Volunteer
women, adventure stories, autobiography, uniform, Mexican War, Eastport, Washington County, Maine, Eliza Billings