Adams County - Civil War July 1864 Draft List


Contributed for use in Adams County USGenWeb Project by John Mummert and transcribed by Kathy Mummert Francis.


-- Gettysburg Compiler, July 11, 1864

THE DRAFT ­ The additional drawing for the deficiency of the recent draft under the calls for 700,000 men, was made at Chambersburg on Tuesday last. The following is the list of persons drafted in the several sub-districts of this county:

Berwick Twp. ­ Abraham Sowers, John Kinnaman.

Berwick Bor. ­ Henry Mollison, John T. Pfeiffer, John Hoffheins, Joseph B. Hafer.

Butler ­ Aaron Wisler, Eli Stanower.

Conowago ­ Jacob Swooveland, David Eline, Samuel Smith, Wm. Bledner.

Cumberland ­ Wm. J. Snyder, Chas. Yeatts.

Franklin ­ George Gory, Amos Noel.

Freedom ­ Andrew J. Weikert, Daniel J. Hesson, Isaac R. Golden, Samuel S. Moritz, Isiah Stultz.

Germany ­ Jacob Wolf, Ephraim Menchey, Elias Rites, Ephraim Wintrode.

Hamiltoban ­ Geo. Sanders, Geo. Herring, Lewis Bumbaugh.

Huntington ­ David Clever, John Deardorff.

Liberty ­ Geo. W. Hardman, Wm. C. Seabrooks, Casper Myers, James H. Taylor, Lewis Whitmore.

Menallen ­ George Warren, Solomon Hartman, Abraham Hoffman, Cornelius Rice, Oliver C. Smith.

Mountpleasant ­ Adam Hartlaub, George Yohe, David Bievenour, Jeremiah Carbaugh, Jacob J. Smith, Wm. H. Houck, Wm. Fink, Peter A. Strasbaugh, John Wagaman, William Nace (colored), Samuel Wolf, Agideous Noel, Jacob Hornberger, Joseph Smith, Henry Olinger, William Lilly.

Mountjoy ­ Jacob Jacoby, Robert G. Young, Jacob S. Baker, John Tawney, Jr., Josiah Bowers, John Karns, Joseph Stockslager, Jos. W. Trostle, James McSherry, John B. Sheaffer.

Oxford ­ Michael McCaddin, John Emmert.

Reading ­ Jacob Fissel, John L. Brenizer.

Straban ­ John Wertz, Joseph A. Wolf.

Tyrone ­ John Yohe, John Eckenrode, John Delap, Peter Miller, Franklin H. Ebert, Ephraim Bream, Jacob E. Spangler.

Union ­ Adam Nailor, John Messinger, John Spangler, Jr., John Allen.


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