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hree hundred thousand men. On the 19th of November of that year, General Fry made a report to the United States Secretary of War that the conripted men into the army for every nineteen drawn! According to General Fry's report, for every one hundred men wanted, one hundred and fifty were drawn, in order to make sure of the hundred. General Fry says that of those drawn eighty per cent. reported; that is, one hundred and men drawn are reduced to twenty-four. Of this small remainder, General Fry states that about one-third went in person and two-thirds furnisconscripts, and no more, into the army! This is the testimony of General Fry's official report to the United States Secretary of War. The Ne three hundred thousand draft in 1863. That draft, according to General Fry's report, could not have yielded men enough to supply the waste always far greater than those from battle. Taking as a standard General Fry's official report of the result of the draft of 1863 for three h