Gress Civil War Draft Registrations

[caption id="attachment_955" align="aligncenter" width="625" caption="Joseph & Michael Gress"]Draft Registration[/caption]

In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, I have the newly-found Civil War Draft Registration of my great-great-great grandfather, Joseph Gress:

  • Residence:  Eden [Erie County, NY]

  • Name: Joseph Gress

  • Age 1st, July 1863:  22

  • White or colored: White

  • Profession, occupation or trade: Farmer

  • Married or unmarried: Unknown

  • Place of Birth: New York [sic: Germany]

  • Former Military Service: [Blank]

  • Remarks:  [Blank]


and Joseph's brother Michael:

  • Residence:  Eden [Erie County, NY]

  • Name: Michael Gress

  • Age 1st, July 1863:  25

  • White or colored: White

  • Profession, occupation or trade: Farmer

  • Married or unmarried: Married

  • Place of Birth: New York [sic: Germany]

  • Former Military Service: [Blank]

  • Remarks:  [Blank]


Source (Same for Michael, who is 1 line lower): "U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865," database and images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 14 Apr 2011), Joseph Gress, Class I, Congressional District 30, Erie County, New York; citing Consolidated Lists of Civil War Draft Registrations, 1863-1865. NM-65, entry 172, 620 volumes. Records of the Provost Marshal General’s Bureau (Civil War), Record Group 110. National Archives, Washington D.C.

 

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