James B. Fry to Richard Yates

Title

James B. Fry to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864-04-30

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

508893

Transcription

Original by Telegraph Washington, D.C. April 30th 1864.

His Excellency Govr Richd Yates Springfield, Ills

Do you think it advisable to proceed to draft in the deficient sub-districts of your State so that all of them shall thus be made to fill the quotas heretofore assigned? Please answer by telegraph.

Signed James B Fry Pro. Mar General

Official Copy

Geo. D. Ruggles Asst. Adjt Genl


Fry James B.

Washington April 30 64

Wishes to know if Gov thinks it adviseble to Draft in deficient sub districts in this State -

answered

Answer by

no means - that the State having furnished so much more than its quota such a step would be almost revolutionary I fear

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“James B. Fry to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 27, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/13206.