AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ENROLLMENT NEWSPAPERS  NEW YORK DAILY TRA...

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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ENROLLMENT NEWSPAPERS  NEW YORK DAILY TRANSCRIPT EXTRA
INTERESTING COLLECTION OF ‘EXTRA’ ISSUES OF THE NEW YORK DAILY TRANSCRIPT, PRINTED DURING THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR BETWEEN DECEMBER 1864 AND JANUARY 1865, EACH ISSUE CONTAINS A PRINTED STATEMENT THAT “THE NEW YORK COUNTY COMMITTEE ON VOLUNTEERING HAVE REASON TO BELIEVE THAT A FURTHER CALL IS LIKELY SOON TO BE MADE BY THE PRESIDENT FOR MEN”
IN AN ATTEMPT TO MAKE THE NUMBERS OF PEOPLE DRAFTED MORE VISIBLE, EACH ISSUE PRINTS DETAILS OF EVERY MAN RECENTLY DRAFTED IN EACH WARD OF NEW YORK. RECORDED ARE THE NAMES OF THE MEN, THEIR ADDRESS, AGE, WHETHER THEY ARE “WHITE OR COLORED”, THEIR PROFESSION OR TRADE, MARITAL STATUS, AND PLACE OF BIRTH, APPROXIMATELY 20 ISSUES, EACH ISSUE CIRCA 20-80 PAGES, STITCHED BUT DISBOUND, DAMP-STAINING TO BOTTOM RIGHT-HAND CORNER OF LOWER MARGIN, LAST ISSUE FRAYED WITH TEARS. LOOSE, CONTAINED IN A FOLDER OF OFF-WHITE CLOTH OVER BOARDS, VERY WORN, VERY SCARCE

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13th Jan 21 at 10:30am GMT

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