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service of the United States, five companies of militia (constituted preferably of uniform volunteer companies) in addition to the ten companies heretofore called out under orders from this Department.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

SIMON CAMERON.

Secretary of War.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON. Numbers 2.

Washington, City, D. C., April 14, 1861

I. Until further orders Company I, First Infantry (Captain King's), will take post at the Arsenal.

II. Bvt. Major J. A. Haskin, First Artillery, will proceed with his company as soon as practicable to Fort Washington.

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By order of Colonel Smith:

L. A. WILLIAMS.

First Lieutenant, Tenth Infantry, and Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

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WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington, April 15, 1861

Major General R. C. WEIGHTMAN.

Commanding Militia of the District of Columbia, Washington;

SIR: Under the twenty-fourth section of the act approved March 3, 1803, the Presidents desires that you call out, to be mustered into the service of the United States, one company of militia (constituted preferably of uniform volunteers) in addition to the companies heretofore called out under order from this Department.

I am, sir, very respectfully,

SIMON CAMERON.

Secretary of War.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, Numbers 2.

Washington City, D. C. April 15, 1861

I. Captain Theodore Talbot, Adjutant-General's Department, having reported in conformity with the assignment contained in General Orders, Numbers 9, dated War Department, Adjutant-General's Office, April 9, 1861, is hereby announced as assistant adjutant-general of this department.

II. First Lieutenant L. A. Williams, Tenth Infantry, will remain on special duty at these headquarters.

C. F. SMITH.

Lieutenant-Colonel Tenth Infantry, and Brevet Colonel, Commanding

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON. No. 3.

Washington City, D. C. [April 16, 1861.]

First Lieutenant A. Beckwith, First Artillery, is hereby assigned to duty as acting assistant quartermaster and acting assistant commissary of subsistence at these headquarters.

By order of Colonel Smith:

THEO. TALBOT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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