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Re: Union Enlistment by Year

As you probably know, the difficulty in determining enlistments by year lies in the fact that enlistments are more often grouped by the various troop calls (such as the "300,000 more" call of July 1862), which could last beyond a year as states took time to meet their quotas. However you may find this information or at least make estimates from the tables in James Geary's "We Need Men" and Eugene Murdock's "Patriotism Limited."