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Iowa, 6 regiments infantry, 2 regiments cavalry, 2 companies artillery.

District of Columbia, 1 regiment infantry, 1 regiment cavalry.

California, 5 regiments infantry, 1 regiment and 5 companies cavalry.

Nebraska, 2 companies cavalry.

Total-268 regiments and 18 companies infantry, 27 regiments and 32 companies cavalry, 7 regiments and 24 companies artillery.

Acceptances annulled-2 regiments infantry, both New York regiments.

Leaving 266 regiments and 18 companies infantry, 27 regiments and 32 companies cavalry, 7 regiments and 24 companies artillery.

Organized-40 regiments and 8 companies infantry, 4 regiments and 2 companies cavalry, 1 regiment and 5 companies artillery.

Yet to be organized-226 regiments and 10 companies infantry, 23 regiments and 30 companies cavalry, 6 regiments and 19 companies artillery.

Accepted-150 regiments infantry previous to July 8, each 880 men; 132,000.

Accepted-268 regiments infantry since July 8, each 1,040 men- 279,720; thirty-one regiments cavalry since July 8, each 800 men- 24,800; ten regiments artillery since July 8, each 800 men-8,000.

Regulars, old army, 16,110. Regulars raising for new army, 25,000 Total, 485, 630.

WILLARD'S, Washington, August 26, 1861.

Hon SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

SIR: His Excellency Governor Andrew, of Massachusetts, directs me to ask you how many more regiments you wish from Massachusetts, and also to request an answer to his letter to you last week at your convenience.

With highest respect,

C. H. DALTON,

Agent for Massachusetts.

[First indorsement.]

WAR DEPARTMENT,

September 18, 1861.

Respectfully referred to the Commanding General, with request for a reply.

[Second indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS ARMY, September 20, 1861.

Respectfully referred to the Adjutant-General. The General-in- Chief is not aware of the calls made or to be made on the States for quotas of troops.

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, D. C., August 26, 1861.

Governor BLAIR:

(Care Adjutant-General Robertson, Detroit, Mich.)

You can retain your men ten days in camp to fully uniform and equip them. Do not beyond that period.

SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War.