THE CIVIL WAR
Certificate of Non-Liability

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Admin/Biog History Elby Fisher of Black Wolf Township paid $300 exempting him from the military draft on December 15, 1863.
Classification Archives
Collection Civil War Small Collections
Dates of Accumulation January 8, 1864
Abstract 1 Certificate of Non-Liability for Elby Fisher, who had 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 SC411.5.30.2
Object Name Certificate, Registration
People Fisher, Elby
Subjects Civil War
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Title Certificate of Non-Liability
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