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1865 March 18: Draft Quotas for Pierce County

March 22, 2015

The following article comes from the March 18, 1865, issue of The Prescott Journal.

THE DRAFT.

QUOTAS OF PIERCE CO.

An Important Circular.

The following are the Quotas of Sub-Districts in the county of Pierce, 6th District, Wis., under call of Dec. 19th, 1864 :

SUB-DIST. NET QUOTA.
Oak Grove, . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Trimbelle, . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Diamond Bluff, . . . . . . . . 6
Trenton, . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Hartland, . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Pleasant Valley, . . . . . . . 4
Perry, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Union, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Isabelle, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Prescott, . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Martell, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
River Falls, . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Clifton, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
El Paso, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Salem, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

All credits have been taken into account up to Dec. 10, 1864, and the present quota can only be reduced by actual enlistments since then,

B. F. COOPER [Benjamin F. Cooper],
Capt. and Provo Mar. 6th Dist., Wis.

Circular.

HEADQ’RS PRO. MAR. 6TH DIST., WIS., }
La Crosse, March 11, 1865. }

The attention of enrolled men throughout the District is called to the following decision by Pro. Marshal General Fry [James B. Fry] regarding protective Associations :

“The 23d Section of the act of March 3d, 1865, authorises Associations to furnish recruits previous to draft, and the persons doing so be exempt.”

[Signed,]                    J. B. FRY,
.                   .Provost Marshal General.

EXAMPLE.—Say the quota of a town takes one in three.  If three men join together and furnish one recruit they will be exempt.

B. F. COOPER,
Capt. and Pro. Mar. 6th Dist., Wis.

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