War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0622 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXPECT S. W. & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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or may receive commissions or appointments to raise companies, battalions, or regiments for the line of State troops. The Governor earnestly but confidently appeals to all men who are able to bear arms and who are now in the field to rally to the standard of the State under the gallant officer who has been invested with the command of her troops. Recruiting and mustering officers will forward their returns to Major-General Floyd, at his headquarters or otherwise as he may direct, and send duplicates to this office. Orders for transportation, when needed, will be issued here:

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS VIRGINIA STATE LINE, Numbers 1.

Richmond, May 30, 1862.

1. The address of many persons proposing to raise companies, &c., for service in the Virginia Line commanded by Major General John B. Floyd, has not been left with the Adjutant-General of the State. The authority to do so, if not forwarded to said persons, can be had at the officer of the Adjutant-General of the Virginia Forces, Richmond.

2. The persons to whom such authority is given are hereby constituted recruiting and mustering officers for said service.

3. Such officers will swear and muster into service immediately after their enlistment such persons as enlist. The men thus sworn and mustered will be entitled to commutation of rations at the rate of 75 cents per day until rations can be furnished them in kind.

4. The point of general rendezvous for the troops of this command are Wytheville, Wythe County, Va., and Goodson, Washington County, V. To these places they will be sent as soon after they have been sworn and mustered, and in such numbers as may seem best to the recruiting officer. Transportation will be furnished them upon the certificate of the recruiting officer that they have been sworn and mustered into service.

5. Recruiting stations will be opened at the following places: Richmond, Petersburg, Lynchburg, Staunton; Union Monroe County, Va.; Fincastle, Charlottesville, Farmville; Hillsvill, Carroll County, Va.

By order of Major General John B. Floyd, commanding Virginia State Line:

WM. E. PETTERS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

WH. H. RICHARDSON,

Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure Numbers 2.]

Quartermaster's and Commissary Departments-requisition by L. R. Smoot............................................ $400,000.00

Commissary-rations furnished..................... 1,517.15

Pay Department-requisitions by H. Hill........... 15,000.00

Ordnance Department-requisitions by C. Dimmmock.. 18,624.00

Cavalry.......................................... 4,748,90

Infantry accounterments.......................... 6,300.00

Miscellaneous-tin cups, plates, mess pans, fry pans, canteens, iron and tin ware, haversacks, knapsacks, work at armory, twine, cotton

waste, flies and tents, timber, knives and forks, camp kettles, blankets, artillery harness, files, screw, wrenches, musket cones, lead, chlorate potash, flanned, alcohol, &c...... 45,750.34

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RECAPITULATION.

Quartermaster's and Commissary Departments....... 400,000.00

Commissary Department............................ 1,517.15

Pay Department................................... 15,000.00

Ordnance Department.............................. 18,624.00

Cavalry.......................................... 4,748.90

Infantry accounterments.......................... 6,300.00

Miscellaneous.................................... 45,750.34

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Total amount allowed by auditing board to September 19, 1862, inclusive....................................... 491,940.39