Citing U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865 from Ancestry

I can't figure out how to correct this Ancestry citation or if I need to correct it to meet EE guidelines. I attached a print screen of Ancestry's citation information.

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Submitted byEEon Sat, 07/02/2022 - 17:10

Ohiogirl, Ancestry does not provide a citation that conforms to any style guide in existence. Ancestry provides background details on the source. We read that background data and extract for ourselves what is needed to create a concise but complete citation.

Here at this website, QuickLesson 26, "Thinking Through Citations"  ( should help you understand how to construct a citation for anything you use at Ancestry.

EE 11.33 covers U.S. Draft Registrations. It provides a specific example of how to cite a draft card that is imaged online. In that case, the provider is FamilySearch. The identity of the provider does not matter. The format is the same for Ancestry, FamilySearch, or any other provider. You can use that format to guide you in selecting pieces of Ancestry's background information to put into each field.