Willard Cross draft notice, Pittsfield, 1862

Contributed by Maine Central Institute


The commanding officer of Pittsfield militia Company A, George N. Pushaw, sent this draft notice to Willard B. Cross on September 13, 1862.

Cross was ordered to appear at the Pittsfield railroad depot on Tuesday, September 16, ready to travel to Camp E. D. Keyes in Augusta. There he would join other men waiting to be assigned to a regiment.

There is no indication that Cross ever served in a Civil War regiment.

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About This Item

  • Title: Willard Cross draft notice, Pittsfield, 1862
  • Creator: Pushaw, George N.
  • Creation Date: 1862-09-13
  • Subject Date: 1862-09-13
  • Town: Pittsfield
  • County: Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 24.5 cm x 19.0 cm
  • Collection: Civil War Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Central Institute
295 Main Street, Pittsfield, ME 04967
487-3355 x145

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