My great-great-great grandfather was drafted in the Civil War?

I found this image by accident on tonight. My great-great-great grandfather was Samuel L. Jewett of Cooper County, Missouri. He’s listed in this book, as you can see here. What does this mean? Was he drafted? The book says July, August and September 1865 but the war ended in April 1865. Please explain what this is if you recognize it and explain to me why the book is from after the war ended. I was under the impression that he never served in the war, although I haven’t a clue of how he got out of the draft. Click the image to see a larger version.

One response to “My great-great-great grandfather was drafted in the Civil War?”

  1. Nancy says:

    I will ask my husband about this.

    He has been studying the war since he was five years old. He wrote a thesis on literacy in the confederate army, so he has plenty of experience with these kinds of documents.

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