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In Wisconsin, Provost-Marshal's Office in Milwaukee moved to Racine over anti-draft mob threats

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1861, artist's impression
06/01/1863
The local press announced that the Provost-Marshal's office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin would be relocated to Racine.  Outbreaks of resistance to the activities of draft registration officers in the city and "fears for the safety of the office and its contents" was given as the reason for the movement.  (by John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"From Milwaukee," Chicago Tribune, June 2, 1863, p. 1. 

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