Descriptive list of substitute deserters enlisted at Oswego, NY, 1863. The list contains names of soldiers who were hired to enlist in the Union Army as substitutes for men who had been drafted. Some substitutes never showed up for duty even though they had been paid beforehand.
October 1 1863
New York State Archives, New York (State). Bureau of Military Statistics. Administrative correspondence files, 1859-1875. Series A4111-78, Box 4, Folder 2.
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