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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
September 23, 1864


The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer
September 24, 1864

The Draft Last Day. Yesterday was the last day of the draft, the drawing of Calhoun and Gilmer having finished up the delinquents. The work passed off very pleasantly without the slightest interruption. As ten days time was allowed the crafted men in which to report, and as the sub-districts are allowed that length of time in which to go and fill their quotas and have the drafted men released, it is likely that nearly all the counties will make up their delinquencies by volunteering. Some of the counties in which the draft has taken place are now busily engaged in raising bounty money to pay volunteers. The following is a list of the names drawn yesterday.


Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: September 1864

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