Sample Draft Notice
Provost Marshal's Office,
_____ State of ________
You are hereby notified that you were on the _____ day of ____________ 186__
legally drafted in the service of the United States for the period _______________, in
accordance with the provisions of the act of Congress, "for enrolling and calling out
the national forces, and for other purposes," approved March 3, 1863. You will
accordingly report, on or before the ____________________________, at the place of
rendezvous, in ___________________________, or be deemed a deserter, and be subject
to the penalty prescribed therefore by the Rules and Articles of War.
Transportation will be furnished you on presenting this notification at _________
______________________, on the ___________________________________, or at the
station nearest your place of residence.
__________ Provost Marshal
_______, Dist. Of ______________
The City of Newburyport in the Civil War from 1861 to 1865