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Adams County - Civil War June 1864 Draft List

Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by John Mummert and transcribed by Kathy Mummert Francis.

-- Gettysburg Compiler ­ June 06, 1864

THE DRAFT ­ The Draft, to fill the quotas of delinquentsub-districts in this Congressional district, commenced at Chambersburgon Monday last. Franklin county was drawn on the day, Somerseton Thursday, Adams and Fulton on Friday, and Bedford on Saturday.We hope to be able to secure a list of the drafted men in thiscounty before putting this number of the Compiler to press. Wehave at least made arrangements to that end.

Capt. Eyster gives notice that the Board will examine Draftedmen at Chambersburg from the 6th to the 11th of June; at Gettysburgfrom the 13th to the 17th of June; at McConnelsburg from the 20thto the 22d of June; at Bedford from the 24th of June to the 8thof July; at Somerset from the 11th to the 18th of July.

Drafted men are notified to be careful to take with them theirnotice of Draft when they report for examination. The Board willgo into session at 7 o'clock each morning. The men are requestedto be there at that hour or as soon thereafter as possible.

Examinations at Gettysburg, McConnelsburg, Bedford and Somersetwill be held at the Court Houses in those towns. Drafted men orderedto report at these points, and who fail to attend on their day,will lose the benefit of an examination near home, and be obligedto appear afterwards at Chambersburg. We may remark, by the way,that for the convenience and saving of time and money in havingthese examinations held in the respective counties, those interestedshould thank our efficient Member of Congress, Hon. A. H. Coffroth,who introduced the measure in Congress.

Gettysburg and Hamilton escape the Draft, having filled theirquotas with volunteers.

LIST OF THE DRAFTED ­ We have received from an obligingfriend at Chambersburg the following list of persons in Adamscounty who were drafted on Friday last. It may be relied uponas correct.

Berwick Tp. ­ Abraham Sipling, Daniel Laughman,Emanuel Fureman, Peter Grim, Israel Kladinst ­ 5.

Berwick Bor. ­ Michael Heltzel, Samuel Mayer, WilliamDavis, Edward Stahl, Emanuel Sourbeer, Henry Grant, Wm. L. Gitt,Henry M. Hauer ­ 8.

Butler ­ Michael Hoffman, Isaac Myers, JeremiahWisler, Emanuel Wisler, Wm. Steinour, Gideon Myers, Jeremiah Roth,Jesse W. Griest, John A. Diehl ­ 9.

Conowago ­ Jacob Reagle, Henry V. Schwartz, FrancisKrichten, Jacob Melhorn, Aloysius W. Hart, Conrad Louchman, JohnB. Martinly ­ 7.

Cumberland ­ Jacob E. Schriver, Wm. H. Duttera,Peter D. Swisher, John F. Hoffman, Ephraim Wisler, John Goodermuth­ 6.

Franklin ­ William Cain, Noah Sheely, Augustus Fromier,Israel Myers, John Clark, Samuel Hart, Joseph Smith, John Sterner,Jonathan Wisler, Adam Henry ­ 10.

Freedom ­ Andrew L. Cretin, Isaac T. Heagy, FrederickG. Peffer, James W. Butt, H. P. Bigham, Joseph E. Lynn, Jos. Topper,Daniel Hartman, John Cunningham, Urbannus M. Appler, Isiah W.Orr, James Reilly, Joseph Keller, George W. Lott ­ 14.

Germany ­ Edmund Crouse, Theodore B. Klein, Edwin F.Colehouse, James H. Colehouse, William McDavis, Edward Long, RufusRohrbaugh, Henry Sellers, Oliver Staley, Ferdinand Rahter, JohnEckert ­ 11.

Hamiltoban ­ Anthony Peters, Samuel D. Kugler, WilliamMallery (Col.), Wm. Sanders, A. O. Scott, Samuel Singley ­6.

Huntington ­ J. H. Gelwicks, Eli S. Myers, JacobB. Chronister, B. W. Ziegler, Amos Little ­ 5.

Latimore ­ Wm. Fickel, Peter B. Cauffman, T. M.Brenneman, Obed Jacobs, John Yengst, Jacob R. Plank, Henry Burkholder,Alfred Lentz, Samuel Albert ­ 9.

Liberty ­ Reuben Shover, John F. Felix, Elias Kready,John A. Tressler, Jacob Eline, John Johnson (Col.), Peter Kready,Jacob Brough, Joseph Tresser, Jr., James W. Irvin, Robert M. Hill,Daniel Sanders ­ 12.

Menallen ­ John Devonshire (Col.), Clinton M. Swope,John B. Cline, Thaddeus Smith, C. Eppelman, Isaac Wank, EdwardHoward, Jacob Crum, James Boyles, Amos Yeatts, Isaac Rice, JessePeters, Joseph Elden, John Fisher, George M. Cook, George W. Tipton,Henry Sowers, Samuel McCaslin, George Miller, John Warner, LewisR. Taylor, Theodore Jones ­ 22.

Mountjoy ­ Samuel B. Miller, George McGuigan, JohnClark, Solomon Miller, James Spaulding, Henry K. Sherman, AmbroseKuhn, Andrew M. Chambers, George A. Sourbeer, John Pitzer, HenryBucher, Tobias Eckenrode, Peter Gonder, Aaron Rhorbaugh, JosephE. Kelley, Jacob Keefauver, James A. M. Smith, Newton M. Horner,John Kemper, David W. Horner, Ephraim Reaver, Uriah Tawney ­22.

Mountpleasant ­ Joseph Shultz, John Socks, DavidLink, Jeremiah Blair, Peter B. Little, Daniel Sheely, HezekiahC. Hagerman, Jacob Hemler, Daniel S. Lynch, John Jenkins, AnthonySmith, William Creager, John Sheely, George Moore, Wm. Wagner,Peter G. Smith, J. E. Smith, Rufus Weaver, Henry Byers, SamuelGeiselman, John Dormody, William Stahl, John Byers, Peter Myer,Joseph A. Staley, Jacob A. Parr, Peter Group, Charles A. Hemler,Joseph L. Smith, John Goulden, Henry Leidich, Anthony Shultz,John Dougherty, Peter Reambaugh, Joseph Sheely ­ 35.

Oxford Tp. ­ Joseph W. Hendricks, John Shane, JacobPeters, Israel Senft, John Stock, Edward Haverstock ­ 6.

Reading Tp. ­ Andrew Deardorff, Singleton Eicholtz,Jacob Libhart, Peter H. Heilman, Henry Hartman, Leander Ebersole,Daniel Marks, Jacob Gipe, Henry Spangler, (of Rudy), Hiram Davis,Jacob Picking, Daniel H. Myers ­ 12.

Straban Tp. ­ Benjamin Shetter, J. J. Galloway,Walter T. Hoffman, Jacob B. Miller, William F. Freeman, DavidWolff, William H. Black, Philip Donohue, Daniel Thomas, ThomasA. Hagerman ­ 10.

Tyrone Tp. ­ Jacob Spangler (of R.), Andrew Hull,Jonas C. Mummart, George Walter, Thomas Earhart, Daniel Trimmer,William B. Nell, David Meals, George Mummert, Samuel Sheets, WilliamWest ­ 11.

Union Tp. ­ George Low, Edward Horwickle, MichaelSchibert, Andrew Unger, Lewis Mause, Abraham Hostetter, WilliamF. Keefer, William Unger, Jr., Samuel B. Conkling, William Willet,Augustus J. Mehring, David Little, Samuel N. Wolff ­ 13.

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