THE CIVIL WAR
Commutation Receipt

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Classification Archives
Collection Civil War Small Collections
Dates of Accumulation December 15, 1863
Abstract 1 Commutation Receipt for Elby Fisher, paid $300 exempting him from any military draft. Men of military service age who had been drafted were allowed to pay $300 to the government to avoid military service.
Event Civil War
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID SC411.5.30.1
Object Name Receipt
People Fisher, Elby
Subjects Civil War
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Title Commutation Receipt
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