I telegraphed you last week that you were drafted and got your answer.
I am told you are enrolled in Delaware. If you are enrolled in Delaware and not drafted you had better have your name taken off the rolls here and get released from the draft here.
This you can do through the Provost Marshall in your district in Delaware accompanied by other evidence of your residence at Delaware and your personal description.
This you had better attend to before you are officially notified as all of the 100 percent on
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you are drafted will very likely be called on as many on the original draft and the 100 per cent are running to the Happy Land of Canada.
The volunteering and getting local bounty of which I first write and then telegraphed to you is a failure . It can not now be done. It might at one time. Your brother Benj is looking up and down rather toward Logan force substitute today.
Last Saturday the peaceable men of Marion LP lacking Co fired on the U.S. officers who were notifying the drafted men in the township. No particulars since then.
Such is the report J.W.Black
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