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names, respectively, the troops called out by the President's proclamation of this date.*

They will acknowledge the receipt of this order, repair to the rendezvous designated, and report their arrival to the Adjutant-General of the Arm y and the Governors of the respective States, and will execute the duties assigned them with as little delay as practicable, reporting the progress and completion of their labors to the Adjutant-General of the Army direct.

In addition to these duties the mustering officers will perform such staff duties as may be assigned them by the chiefs of the supply departments of the Army.

By order of the Secretary of War:

L. THOMAS,

Adjutant-General.

NORWICH, CONN., April 15, 1861.

Honorable SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

Your requisition will have immediate attention.

WM. A. BUCKINGHAM,

Governor.

[APRIL 15, 1861.-For Cameron to Weightman, calling for one company of militia from the District of Columbia, see Series I, Vol. LI, Part I, p. 325.]

INDIANAPOLIS, IND., April 15, 1861.

ABRHAAM LINCOLN,

President of the United States:

On behalf of the State of Indiana I tender to you for the defense of the nation and the uphold the authority of the Government 10,000 men.

O. P. MORTON,

Governor.

FRANKFORT, KY., April 15, 1861.

Honorable SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

Your dispatch is received. In answer I say emphatically Kentucky will furnish no troops for the wicked purpose of subduing her sister Southern States.

B. MAGOFFIN,

Governor of Kentucky.

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*List (omitted) shows Major R. C. Gatlin, Fifth Infantry, detailed to the State of Arkansas, and thirty-nine other officers to the States of Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, and Wisconsin.

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