Thursday, September 22, 2016

Civil War Called for Service

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Men called for by President during late War.
The total quotas called for and charged against the several States of the Union, under all calls made by the President of the United States, from the 15th day of April, 1861, to the 14th day of April, 1865, at which time the recruiting was stopped, was 2,759,049.
The terms of service under the various calls varied from three months to three years.

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