You are called upon to discharge the highest, the most gallant, Most honorable duty
the citizen can ever have in opportunity to perform.
Take up Arms!
Preserve the honor of our flag and the Union!
All Able Bodied Men,
are invited to report themselves
At Camp Sigel, in Louisville and be ready for service.
Men of Kentucky
Show your loyalty!
In the defense of the Union for which our fathers freely sacrificed their Lives and Futures.
Louisville, December 24th, 1861.