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3 October1864
exact date of 03 of October 1864
day of the month 03 October 1864
calendar day - 10 of October year - 1864
month of Octoberdecade of the 1860s.
1800s century


To: James R Conner
Delaware.


From: J.W.Black
Circleville, Ohio.


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Circleville Ohio October

Friend Conner

I telegraphed you last week that you were drafted and got your answer

I am told you are enrolled in Delaware If you are enrolled in Delaware and not drafted you had better have your name taken off the rolls here and get released from the draft here

This you can do through the Provost Marshall in your district in Delaware accompanied by other evidence of your residence at Delaware and your personal description

This you had better attend to before you are officially notified as all of the percent on





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you are drafted will very likely be called on as many on the original draft and the per cent are running to the Happy Land of Canada

The volunteering and getting local bounty of which I first write and then telegraphed to you is a failure It can not now be done It might at one time Your brother Benj is looking up and down rather toward Logan force substitute today

Last Saturday the peaceable men of Marion LP lacking Co fired on the US officers who were notifying the drafted men in the township No particulars since then

Such is the report
JW





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