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The Draft

Southern Vermont Conscripts

Hoosac Valley News and Transcript
August 27, 1863

Draft in Southern Vermont

The draft for Bennington County was made at Rutland on Tuesday of last week. We give the con- scripts from Readsboro, Stamford and Pownal:

Pownal, Thomas Preston, Chauncey Rosenbury, Geo. W. Clement, Perry Taylor, Joseph Perkins, Edward Chase, Gilbert D. Nichols, Porter E. Brown, Wm. Hodge, Thomas Taylor, Ephraim F. Bates, Merit Thompson, Horace L. Field, David Leach, Jr., Russell, Niles, 2d, Martin B. Rood, Enos P. Cooper, J.J.S. Rood, Geo. Henry, Alonzo Miller, J. Vanvalkenburgh, Michael Quinn, Erving G. Green, Josiah Bennett, A.O. Barber, Wm. H. Soloman, L.P. Great Tracks, Amos Armstrong, J.W. Haley, Abram Morgan, J.F. Gerold, Lewis Moulton, Edgar Patten, Hiram D. Leonard, James Pattrill, Charles Kellogg, Wm. Cutler, Andrew B. Thompson, Van Ness Jepson, Wm. B. Rood, Nathan Haley, Arnold Thompson, Saml. B. Holton, Marcus Whipple, Adin C. Niles, Wm. Larabee, Andrew Barber, Michael Lyons, Abner Moore, Patrick Colwell, Geo. Reynolds, Wm. Touslee, Sylvester Haley, Daniel Carroll. - 56.

Stamford, Justin O. Sanford, Lucien Phillips, Andrew J. Peak, Joseph S. Bemis, Daniel G. Day, Amos Phillips, John Sullivan, Chauncy Bratton, Otis F. Gates, Wm. Lesure, Royal J. Wilcox, David C. Stroud, Charles Sullivan, Otis Gates, Peter J. Day, Jackson Lesure, Eleazer Pierce, Elijah R. Pierce, Moses Barber, John L. Ashman, John Williams, Orlin J. Oaks, Lewis H. Cook. 23.

Readsboro, Mason Burt, Mark Beard, Harvey Estes, Albert Hicks, Merrit M. Houghton, Geo. T. Hosen, Homer Evans, Leander Shippee, Wm. T. Blanchard, John T. Carrier, Faxon L. Bowen, Bennet S. Cole, Truman Greenslit, Alanson Martin, Thomas Lannard, John M. Jackson, Henry W. Goodell, Henry W. Estey, Albert E. Bowen, James D. Brown, Anson Hayward, Truman W. Cook, Jarius Pike, Tyler A. Hicks, Edward Wolcott, Nathan Bishop, Luther Stafford, Wm. E. Bowen, Frank S. Whitcomb, Geo. E. Olin, Hiram Goodell, and Albert B. Crosier. - 32.

Hoosac Valley News and Transcript
September 17, 1863

The following are some of the Bennington County exempts. Readsboro - Luther Stafford, Wm. E. Bowen, Albert Hicks, Tyler A. Hicks, Faxton L. Bowen, Thomas Lannard, Wm. T. Blanchard, Truman W. Cook, Anson Hayward, Hiram A. Goodell, Albert B. Crosier, Merrit M. Houghton, Truman Greenslit, and Frank S. Whitcomb. Stamford - Chas. Sullivan, Levi H. Cook, Jos. S. Bemis, Andrew J. Peak, David C. Stroud, John L. Ashman. Pownal - Geo. Henry, Alonzo Miller, Josiah Bennett, John Van Valken- burgh, L.P. Greattrax, Patrick Colwell, Wm. Larabee, Thomas Taylor.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau