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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

January 09, 1864

Richmond Newspaper Reported on Georgians Exempt from Military Service

The Richmond Times Dispatch reported on the number of Georgians who had been exempted from military service.

Exempts in Georgia. –In Georgia there have been exempted - civil officers, 522; railroad employees, 616; telegraph employees, 13; newspaper employees, 174; ministers of the gospel, 274; shoe makers, 504; tanners, 377; blacksmiths, 590; wagonmakers, 266; millers, 409; factory employees, 554; school teachers, 266; salt manufacturers 151; overseers, 201; ferrymen, 10; physicians, 486; militia officers, 397 (?); (N. C. 3,437;) aliens, 628; (Va. 69;) express company, 13; cadets, 12; manufacture of dental instruments, 3; batters, 14; nitre and mining service, 120; mail contractors and carriers, 4; shepherds, 107; physical disability, 1,499; substitutes 7,000.