To recruit men to fight for the Colonies, the Continental Army utilized broadside posters. A broadside was a large sheet of paper that was printed on only one of its sides. They were used to announce events or town proclamations. In this broadside, the Continental Army was seeking men in fighting form.
TO ALL BRAVE, HEALTHY, ABLE BODIED, AND WELL DISPOSED YOUNG MEN, IN THIS NEIGHBOURHOOD [sic], WHO HAVE ANY INCLINATION TO JOIN THE TROOPS, NOW RAISING UNDER GENERAL WASHINGTON, FOR THE DEFENSE OF THE LIBERTIES AND INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES, AGAINST THE HOSTILE DESIGNS OF FOREIGN ENEMIES