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Letter, George R. Price, Vermont, Fulton County, Illinois, to Abraham M. Price, New Winchester, Crawford County, Ohio, 1864 October 4

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 21
Identifier: MSN/CW 5110-21

Scope and Contents

After an account of the harvest and current prices of land and goods, George Price provides details about the expected upcoming draft. He discusses the numbers of draftees needed to meet the quotas for his county, Fulton, and his township, Eldorado, and mentions that "there was a talk of raising money to buy substitutes[.]" George claims that "if I should be drafted I wont report myself[.] if they come after me I will go but damn the fight they will ever get out of me[.]"


  • Creation: 1864 October 4

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