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Charles A. Foster Transcript

Falmouth Sept 3rd 1862

To Adj Gen John S Hodsdon
Augusta ME
Dear Sir,
Will the latter clause of the fourth article of the second part of general order No 32 be strictly adhered to in determining who comprise the towns quota of nine months drafted men: This town has voted a bounty of $125.00 to each nine months volunteer. Some ten or twelve have volunteered a few more may volunteer in anticipation of the liberal bounty. When the draft is made will these men be recognized as having volunteered or held subject to draft as tho they had not volunteered
I am very respectfully
Yours and by ……
Chas A Foster Orderly Sergt Co A