A scarce business card for an association that found replacements for drafted men not wanting to serve in the military.
Connecticut Union Volunteer & Substitute Association Card, with Headquarters in Hartford. Advertised on the card that they furnished recruits and substitute men to serve in the military for others not wishing to serve. This was a legal matter that required money and documentation that this association furnished to those individuals not wanting to wear the uniform.
White glossy stock with black print.
3 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches
The reverse has a brief list of books desired for reading by the original carrier of this card. A Scarce Civil War item.