--Brown, better known as A. Ward, showman, says: ‘"If I am drafted, I shall resign.
Deeply grateful for the unexpected honor conferred upon me, I shall feel compelled to resign the position in favor of some more worthy person.
Modesty is what ails me. That's what keeps me under."’
The Daily Dispatch: October 20, 1864. Richmond Dispatch. 2 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. October 20, 1864. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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